College – Issue 34

Simon Brown and Cameron Stevenson

Runners up to the Wacher Prize for Academic Head of School

“There are joint winners of this prize in 2017. Simon and Cameron are highly motivated, outstanding scholars, with many scholastic achievements to date. Both are holders of the Gold Tie for being in the top five students in their year group for NCEA results and they have accrued an impressive number of NCEA credits at Levels 2 and 3. Simon achieved a Scholarship in Statistics for 2016. He has recently been awarded a Victoria University Excellence Scholarship. He is well known for his outstanding contributions through writing, drama, film and Model United Nations, thus showing the breadth and depth of his talent and commitment. Cameron achieved Scholarship in Calculus for 2016. He has recently been awarded the University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship, a University of Canterbury Computer Science High Achiever Award and a University of Otago Academic Excellence Entrance Scholarship. Cameron has made a contribution to the wider life of the school as part of his pursuit of an all-round education.”

Brent Criglington

Executive Principal’s Prize for Service

“The recipient of this award stands out for his exceptional service to the school and the single award of the prize this year is testament to the scale of his excellent contribution. The list of Brent’s achievements is impressive and spans a wide range of College activities. These include stage manager for Singin' in the Rain , mentoring of juniors for Treasure Island , providing technical support for Arts Week in 2016 and 2017, technical support for senior drama productions, House plays, athletics sports, and assisting with social events such as the Year 11 semi-formal, as well as an enormous contribution to a wide variety of College film productions. All of this has been undertaken with great skill and efficiency. Brent has shown commendable humility, as well as the true spirit of selfless service to the school.”

Sam Cameron-Dunn

HM Chrystall Prize for All-round Merit in Sport and Scholarship

“Sam has a fine academic track record, with an impressive number of Excellence credits at NCEA Levels 2 and 3. He was awarded a Gold Tie in 2016 and 2017 for being one of the top five scholars. He has recently been awarded an Auckland University Top Achiever Scholarship, as well as the University of Otago Academic Excellence Entrance Scholarship. He was a very effective and dedicated captain of the 1st XI football side this year, as well as of the futsal team and received Colours for football in 2016 and 2017. He has represented College at Canterbury swimming and tennis championships and has been a finalist in a number of College athletic events. Sam has managed this balance of top quality sport and scholarship while being a very effective Deputy Head Prefect and also being involved in cultural activities.”

College Issue 34 2018


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