Tom Price SHS recognises Year 12 student achievements

Shannon BeattiePilbara News
Tom Price Senior High School Class of 2018.
Camera IconTom Price Senior High School Class of 2018. Credit: Aleisha Read and Frank Argaet/Pictures: Aleisha Read and Frank Argaet, Aleisha Read and Frank Argaet

The achievements of Tom Price Senior High School Year 12 students were celebrated on Friday, October 19, at an end-of-year awards ceremony.

Those who have performed well across many disciplines and subject areas within the school’s curriculum and in its extra-curricular activities were recognised for their efforts.

Andrea Tapera presented the Welcome to Country before Jade Smith and Te Wairua Taua led the singing of the Australian National Anthem.

TPSHS senior school manager Heather Boyd said a power point presentation of magical moments captured throughout the Year 12s time at the school brought tears and laughter among the audience.

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“Congratulations to the class of 2018 and we wish you all the very best with your future endeavours,” she said.

“You have made a significant contribution during your time at Tom Price SHS, making life-long friendships and creating fabulous memories.”

Principal Andrew Jack and Pastor Gavin Douglas addressed the students, parents and special guests, followed by the subject and course awards.

The Award for Excellence in ATAR University Pathway went to Teisha Walker, who also took home the Caltex Best All Rounder award.

Jack Dawson won both the Award for Excellence in General Pathway and ADF Long Tan Leadership award.

The Australian Super Award for Excellence in VET went to Chloe Johnson, while the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation Most Outstanding Indigenous Student award went to Andrea Tapera.

School captains Andrea Tapera and Drew Misiuepa reflected on their time at TPSHS, reminding students of their friendship over the years as well as the opportunities which await them post-school.

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