Prizegiving was held at St Mary's primary school in Foxton last Thursday.
Among the achievers who stood out were Apera Tamatea, Ryein Chambers and Lean Manzano.
Apera Tamatea won the E O'Dea cup for achievement in academic knowledge, which is awarded to a year 8 student who is consistent, outstanding academic achiever throughout the nine curriculum areas: religious education, English, mathematics, science, social studies, health and physical wellbeing, technology, learning languages and the arts.
She also won the Mainfreight cup and Book award. This is awarded to a student for excellence in attitude to independent reading, and who regularly seeks reading material for their own interest and pleasure.
Ryein Chambers won Te Awahou Cup for most improved student in Te Reo. The Te Awahou Cup is awarded to a student who has shown marked improvement in Te Reo and who challenges themselves and their ability within this area.
Ryein also won the Duffy Family Legacy Cup for Senior All Round Sporting Excellence. This is awarded to a student who displays excellence in sport and attains excellence within school, local district and national sporting events. He won this jointly with John Strange.
Lean Manzano won the RSA Citizenship Award. This is awarded to a year eight student who is a high academic, cultural and sporting achiever.
The principal Mary Kleinsman-Powell farewelled senior teacher Monique Gunther who is leaving to continue with her studies.
Ryein Chambers (left) and Kotuku Kaiti who presented the award to him.
Apera Tamatea after being presented the E O'Dea Cup from Monique Gunther.
Lean Manzano (right) and Neil Price who presented the award.