There's a handy little list of the final key dates for the 2023 Springs-Waiōrea school…
A big CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU to all those involved with our end-of-year Prize-Givings for 2023, which we held across Weeks 2 and 3 of Term 4:
Thursday 19th October 2023 – Pasifika Prize-Giving
Friday 20th October 2023 – Sports Prize-Giving
Wednesday 25th October 2023 – Year 13 Leavers Event & Year 13 Prize-Giving
Thursday 26th October 2023 – Year 12 Prize-Giving
Friday 27th October 2023 – Year 11 Prize-Giving
The Top Special Prizes awarded to Year 13 students, whose names will go onto our Honours Boards in the school Hall are:
- Our Top Academic Award – The Hicks Prize for Dux of Western Springs College – was presented to Arushi Gupta.
- The O’Keefe Scholarship for Year 13 Overall Merit & Runner-Up to Dux was presented to Amelie Fairclough.
- The Grant Mackie Caring Award was presented to Bezawit Habtemariam.
- The Mission Statement Award for All Round Excellence was presented to Oliver Burton.
- The Year 13 Sportsman of the Year was presented to Sam Kenny.
- The Year 13 Sportswoman of the Year was presented to Amelie Fairclough.
- The Ngā Oho Award for Contribution to Ngā Puna O Waiōrea was jointly presented to Nikau Balme & Billy McCarthy.
- Valedictorians for 2023 were Sam Marsh (WSC), Christina Maea-Brown (WSC) and Elias Ashby (NPoW).
We wish all our departing students all the very best for their exams and life outside of Western Springs College-Ngā Puna o Waiōrea!
A full list of prize-winners and photos will appear on our school website later in the year under our Yearbook Companion Website [https://wscyearbook.co.nz/].
[Photo Credit: Asha Vaidya]