Dux distinction to college head boy
Stephen Shaw is the dux of Putaruru College for 2010.
The year 13 student received the award at the school’s senior prizegiving last week.
In addition Stephen also received first in year 13 mathematics with statistics, economics and English as well as the Adrienne Marr Trophy for scholarship, leadership, culture and character.
Receiving the Dallas Cup for proxime accessit (runner up) to dux was Katy Hendrikse.
Katy was first in year 13 mathematics with calculus, geography, earth science and biology and year 12 business studies.
The school’s sports awards were awarded at the prizegiving with Ana Paterson receiving the Putaruru College Sharna O’Rourke Memorial Trophy for sportsperson of the year.
Putaruru College senior prizegiving results for 2010: Year 13 awards. Dux of Putaruru College and recipient of the Mason Cup, Stephen Shaw; Dallas Cup for proxime accessit Katy Hendrikse; Adrienne Marr Trophy for scholarship, sportsmanship, leadership, culture and character, Stephen Shaw (finalists were Ana Paterson, Nikki Wood, Bridget White, Stephen Shaw, Katy Hendrikse and Witana Petley); head boy, Stephen Shaw; head girl, Bridget White; deputy head girl, Erina Smith; deputy head boy, Piriwiritua Hemara; girls’ leadership, Bridget White; boys’ leadership, Stephen Shaw. Year 13 subject awards. Physical education, Ana Paterson; food tech, recipient of the Senior Home Life Cup, Erina Smith; tourism, Angela Davey; materials technology, recipient of the Freemason Trophy for excellence in technology, Mason Marsh; chemistry and recipient of the Willy-J Trophy for senior science, Witana Petley; art, painting, recipient of the Innovative Art Award, history, Alexandra Bowers-Mason; mathematics, recipient of the Mathematics Cup for all-round excellence in level 3 mathematics, physics, Matthew Schick; mathematics with calculus, geography, recipient of R.H. Edmeades Family Trust Cup for earth science, biology, Katy Hendrikse; mathematics with statistics, economics, English, recipient of the Simpson Cup, Stephen Shaw. Year12 subject awards. Agriculture, Matthew Schick; art – photography, recipient of the PhotoLife Studio Prize, Hannah Strange; graphics, Rachelle Anderson; food technology, Rebecca Leslie; gateway, Emma Smith; ICT, Lydia Lomey; technology – hard materials, Jesse Richards; business studies, Waikato Entrepreneur of the Year, Katy Hendrikse; physical education, geography, Ben McIvor; art – painting, tourism, early childhood education, music, Courtney Ireland; biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics and physics, Dana Goodacre; overall academic top of year 12, Dana Goodacre. Year 11 subject awards. Food technology, Rebecca Greene; business administration and information management, Shannon Trower; technical – materials, recipient of the White Cliffs Timber Ltd prize, Daniel McConnell; te reo Maori, Tatyana Mulligan-Moeke; South Pacific educational courses, Dewrangi Moratu Waduge; economics/ accounting, Lydia Lomey; mathematic, Calvin Smith; geography and social science, sport, Kate McCaughan; art, music, Jason Teklenburg; ICT, physical education, Zane Farrow; English, graphics, history, science, Nicholas Schick. Overall academic top of year 11, Nicholas Schick (finalists were: Kate McCaughan, Nicholas Schick, Florin Zaicu, Lydia Lomey and Zane Farrow). Arts and culture awards. South Waikato News Award for essay writing across a range of subjects, Dana Goodacre; Itinerant Music Award for effort involvement and performance, Abigail Marurai; Vonnie Kay Memorial Cup for contribution to music during the current year, both in and out of school including success in national competition performance, Kendal West; Farquhar Trophy for backstage/ production – technical, Willem Akkersma; Howland Prize for the performing arts in drama, music performance, oratory and debating, Senior Speech Cup, David Bell Cup for music for overall excellence and service to music during his years at college, Stephen Shaw; Maori leadership in the kapa haka, Trey Maaka.
Year 11 award for working successfully at levels 2, 3 and 4 (university level) in computing, Florin Zaicu; year 13 award for leadership and initiative shown in a variety of college extra cur- ricular activities, Nikki Wood; outstanding achievement in a second language, Leonie De Vries. School service awards. Senior Student Librarian Award, Alexandra BowersMason, Zane Farrow, Christina Main, Dewrangi Moratu Waduge, Jesse Richards.
AFS Central Plateau Award for fostering cultural relationships, Nikki Wood. High achievement awards. Makene Trophy for commitment in kapa haka, academic and sporting achievement, the He Taonga Whakamaumaharatanga Ki a Doreen Gregory: for Maori academic achievement, Witana Petley; Westpac Cup for best performance in the Australian Westpac mathematics competition, Katelyn Schick. Sports awards. Hockey players of the year, Kate McCaughan and Stuart Laird; soccer players of the year, John Keith and Ana Paterson; rugby player of the year, Richard Blomfield; netballer of the year, Shayla Rata; the Olympic Trophy for athlete of the year, Sinead White; Fairplay Cup, Kate McCaughan; TTT Trophy for team achievement and sportsmanship, 1st XV Rugby (finalists were hockey, junior girls basketball and 1st XI girls football; Putaruru College Sharna O’Rourke Memorial sportsperson of the year, Ana Paterson (finalists were Gary-Jack Gibb, Blaze Rata, Ana Paterson, Stephen Shaw, Bridget White, Richard Blomfield, Cameron Paterson and Sinead White).
ALLROUNDER: 2010 Putaruru College dux Stephen Shaw also won awards for leadership and music and was a finalist for the schools top sportsperson prize.