Diocesan student awards

On Friday, 12 February, a range of awards was presented to students in recognition of outstanding academic achievement in 2015 in a variety of areas: Year Six Religious Literacy, Year 10 Religious Literacy, HSC Studies of Religion 1 Unit & 2 Unit and recognition of the highest achievers and HSC Dux.

Religious Literacy Year 6
Equal first place in diocese
- Eamon Deppe St Therese’s New Lambton
- Anda Luka St Therese’s New Lambton
- Nicholas Raymond St Therese’s New Lambton

Most outstanding all round primary school performance                                                   
- St James’ Primary School, Kotara South

Religious Literacy Year 10
Equal first place in diocese                       
- Danielle Crouch St Paul’s Booragul
- Declan Meagher St Mary’s Gateshead
- Sophie Gonano St Mary’s Gateshead
- Amelia Mitchell San Clemente Mayfield

Most outstanding all round secondary school performance
- St Pius X High School Adamstown 

Studies of Religion 1 Unit
Diocesan equal first in course - Higher School Certificate 2015 (47/50)                                               
- Alexander Connolly ASC, St Mary’s Campus Maitland
- Jasmyn Garay St Francis Xavier’s College Hamilton
- Jessie Ryder St Paul’s High School Booragul

Studies of Religion 2 Unit
Diocesan equal first in course - Higher School Certificate 2015 (95/100)                              
- Mia Negline St Paul’s High School Booragul
- Sophie Nichols St Catherine’s College Singleton

Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards – 2015 HSC

Keely Duggan (Diocesan Dux) - St Paul's High School Booragul - ATAR: 99.65 

Mia Negline - St Paul's High School Booragul - ATAR: 99.50

Claudia Wallis - St Francis Xavier’s College HamiltonATAR: 98.35

Kate Field - St Joseph’s High School Aberdeen - ATAR: 97.95
(Kate is the recipient of a Katrina Dawson Foundational Scholarship for 2016)

Sarah Locker - St Clare’s High School Taree - ATAR: 97.85

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Gerard Mowbray

Gerard Mowbray is the Director at the Catholic Schools Office, Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.