Euroa Secondary College celebrates successful 2016
EUROA Secondary College (ESC) celebrated the end of the academic year on Monday night, celebrating the work of its students throughout 2016.
Acting college principal Kevin Bott welcomed students, family, staff members and guests to St. John’s Primary’s Mercy Centre and began the evening by acknowledging the successful year the college had enjoyed in academic, social and sporting terms.
Citing the recent NAPLAN results, Mr Bott spoke of the college’s improving overall student scores, their improving connection with the school, and happiness.
As well as congratulating the Class of 2016 on their results and success in obtaining further training and employment, staff members expressed their support for the growing number of non-academic or non-traditional opportunities being presented to ESC students.
The 2016 Euroa Secondary College Dux was Jade McNamara (centre), pictured with principal Kevin Bott and Lions Club president Roy Brock, who presented Jade with a scholarship on behalf of the Lions club.
John Bennett was awarded with a certificate in recognition of achieving the highest level of musicianship at the college.
The Gie Gosewinckel award, which celebrates students who give their all in academic and sporting ventures, went to Grace Arnold (left) pictured with Laura Bennett.
The college captains for 2016 were Amelia Morris and Brodie Asquith, pictured with acting principal Kevin Bott.
The David Rutledge (pictured) Maths Endeavour Award went to year 10 student Jess Staff.