School award to celebrate achievement
New captains stand with pride for fellow Isis students
THE HIGH school stadium was host to the annual awards ceremony for the high-achieving students of Isis District State High last week.
In celebration of the year of student achievement last week, the full stadium of parents and friends cheered with encouragement at their schools annual awards evening.
With the list of special guests in attendance including Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett and Central Queensland University Associate Dean Karen Seary, representatives from the agricultural associations, sporting and cultural organisations all presented awards to high achieving students.
Isis High principal Allan Cook said the evening was well attended by parents and supporters and enthusiastically recognised the good work of students.
“The night showed the significance of our local secondary school providing a quality education for students and their excellence recognised on the night was evidence of that,” Mr Cook said.
“The pride being felt by parents and the many staff in attendance was tangible.”
As the senior students prepare for their final weeks at school and final exams, Mr Cook was pleased with the accomplishments of all students.
With a beaming smile and great pride for the school, students and staff, Mr Cook took to the stage to congratulate all award winners and introduce the 2017 leaders of the student body.
The 2017 school captains were also announced.
They are Mitchell Parsons, Eden Farimbella, Georgiana Rutherford and Rhiannon Simpson.
Significant awards went to:
Dux of the School: Laura Fredricksen
Junior Dux of the School: Sophie Fredricksen
Mayor’s Medallists: Caleb Spark, Aleisha Nugent
Year 12 Student of the Year: Aleisha Thomas
Year 12 Rotary Award Outstanding Service: Simone Manski
Year 12 Vocational Excellence Award: Katelyn Dilger
Year 12 ADF Long Tan Award: Thakdanai Dinmuang
Year 12 USQ Excellence Award: Thomas Cole
Year 11 All Rounder: Mitchell Parsons
Year 11 USQ Excellence Award: Geogiana Rutherford
Year 10 Achiever Award: Ashleigh Bendall
Year 10 ADF Long Tan Award: Ashleigh Bendall
Year 10 USQ Excellence Award: Ben Mackay
Year 9 Citizenship Award: Kirrili Schimpf
Year 8 Encouragement Award: Mitchell Taplin
Year 7 Encouragement Award: Alexandra Whittaker
Senior Sports person: Caleb Spark
Junior Sports person: Angel Kennedy
Senior Sports Encouragement: Mitchell Parsons
Junior Sports Encouragement: Alexandra Whittaker
Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Bursary: Bailey Fraser.
The pride being felt by parents and the many staff in attendance was tangible. — Allan Cook
LEADERS: School captains for 2017 Eden Farimbella, Mitchell Parsons, Georgiana Rutherford and Rhiannon Simpson.