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Students Celebrate Success

5/11/2015
The Noosa District State High School community celebrated student academic, cultural and sporting success at last night’s 52nd Celebration of Excellence awards night.
 
The Excellence Awards proceeded the bronze, silver and gold academic, cultural and sporting awards for each year level, with the Excellence Awards recognising students with a wide range of achievements in citizenship, community, English, mathematics, aviation, agriculture, history, geography, economics, music, creative arts, backstage, LOTE, art, industrial technology, public speaking, creative writing, spirit and sport.
The culmination of the night, the Platinum Awards, were presented to the three phases of learning within NDSHS, the middle phase, senior phase and graduating class of 2015.
 
Platinum Award recipients from the middle phase (Year 7, 8 and 9) were awarded to Maraya Palfery, Harry Ladd, Rebecca Bright, Monique Green, Rebecca Ryan and Juliet Bias.
 
Senior phase recipients (Year 10 & 11) of the Platinum Award were Ben Mander, Mitchell Thomas and Matthew Craigie.Year 10 student Mitchell Thomas was awarded two Platinum Awards, one for outstanding academic excellence and the second for youth leadership and teamwork.
 
The graduating class of 2015 Platinum Award recipients were Caitlin Wark, Kriquet Thompson, Chloe Bare, Rheanna Fitzpatrick and Daniel Nunns. Year 12 student Daniel Nunns received two Platinum Awards for CQ University student of the year and the NDSHS 2015 dux.Daniel Nunns also topped mathematics B and C; physics; film, television & new media; and received a gold leadership, academic and cultural awards and he received Excellence Awards for school citizenship and mathematics.
 
The awards night was run professionally by the backstage and lighting crew and was made highly entertaining with music from the NDSHS music ensemble and concert band and dance and singing performances by very gifted students.
 
NDSHS staff, students and community were impressed with the calibre of the accomplishments on show at the awards night and take much pride in the students’ success.