Mangakino Area School winners
Mangakino Area School held its prizegiving earlier this month.
The school’s top scholar was year 12 student Jent Delos Santos who was the number one student in NCEA Level 2, finished first in four subjects and also received awards for kapa haka, virtues and the Cotton Award for contribution to the senior school.
The awards were presented on December 9 by guest speaker at the event Jenny Forbes. Awards for Years 9 to 13: Year 9 subject awards: Sandy Mackey-Morgan, wood technology; Cory Cathro, maths, physical education, science; Renee McVarnock, English, health, Maori, art, social studies.
Year 10 subject awards: Shayde Tuirirangi, English; Jade Riri, health; Shayal Kumar, visual art; Rennick Tupaea, graphics, science, physical education, Maori, social studies, French.
NCEA Level 1: Shylo Albert, physical education; Hemi Petford, English, graphics; Sam Tupaea, human biology, woodtech; Kerilee Taupawa, science, home economics.
NCEA Level 2: Pheobe James, tourism; Nikau Liddington, lifeskills, agriculture; Connar Hennessey, maths geography; Jent Delos Santos, English, mathematics, geography, art.
Special awards: first in year 9, Renee McVarnock; first in year 10, Rennick Tupaea; First in NCEA Level 1, Hemi Petford; First in NCEA Level 2, Jent Delos Santos; Mainfreight Duffy Award for excellence in attitude, SarahAnne Ah-Sin; excellence in Te Reo Maori, Jaylen Tupaea; kapa haka awards, Jaylen Tupaea, Hineahua Collins-Kingi; Virtues Award, Shayal Kumar, Jent Delos Santos; cultural person of the year, Sam Tupaea; sportsperson of the year, Jaylen Tupaea; Cotton Award for contribution to the senior school, Jent Delos Santos.