Students’ efforts recognised
Karratha’s St Luke’s College community celebrated an array of student achievements from the past year at their annual presentation night on Monday, October 23.
More than 50 awards were handed out to high-achieving Year 10, 11 and 12 students.
In her address, principal Alanna Otway said it was a privilege to gather to recognise the academic excellence and community contributions of the students.
“2017 has once again, I’m sure the staff will attest, been a very big year and fruitful year and St Luke’s,” she said.
“To our award winners this evening, it is you we are here to acknowledge and to celebrate.
“Many accolades will be given to you this evening.
“Please know that you are deserving winners.”
Avinash Sudhakaran, 17, was the big winner of the night.
Avinash was announced as college dux and also took home the award for best all-round achievement.
He also received ATAR English, ATAR physics and mathematics methods awards for excellence.
Patrick Catambay was given the proxime and principal award.
Mrs Otway said the principal award recognised the unique and very special impact one individual had made on the college and was given for the first time last year.
“This particular young man knows that true development comes from giving both your utmost academically but also in serving others to make a positive difference in your community,” she said.
Sports boy Darcey Collins, 17, Kogi Govender and sports girl Morgan Hartland, 17.
Avinash Sudhakaran, 17, was named dux.
Stuart Dale presents Emily Caspersz, 16, with the Year 10 English for communication award.
David Parker presents Patrick Catambay with the principal award for a unique and special impact.
Principal Alanna Otway congratulates Maddison Wilson on winning the joy of achievement award.
Elizabeth Phillips, 15, opens the evening with a moving singing performance.