Saint Kentigern Scholarships 2018
November 05, 2018 at 4:14 PM
Each year at Senior College Prizegiving, the College awards special Saint Kentigern Scholarships to our highest achieving scholars in recognition of their academic achievement. This year, seven scholarships were awarded to be put towards further study.
Ebba Olsen and Ben Creemers, our joint NCEA Duces, and Andrew Chen, our IB Diploma Dux each received $3000. Daniel Mar, Lizzie Ellis, Yunfan Yu and Desmond Yong each received $1000.
In addition to the Dux Medal and Saint Kentigern Scholarship, Ebba also received The R.K. Boyd Prize for Accounting, The Latin Prize and The Matheson Prize for Mathematics with Calculus. She has also been awarded a University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship worth $20,000.
Fellow NCEA Dux Medallist and Saint Kentigern Scholarship recipient, Ben was also awarded The Goldson Prize for Chemistry, The Frank Reeves Memorial Cup for Literature and The Bankier Prize for History.
IB Diploma Dux medallist and Saint Kentigern Scholarship recipient, Andrew was also awarded The IB Diploma Prize for Chinese, The IB Diploma Prize for Economics, The IB Diploma Prize for Mathematics and The IB Diploma Prize for Chemistry. He has also been awarded a University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship worth $20,000.
In addition to his Saint Kentigern Scholarship, Yunfan was also awarded The IB Diploma Prize for Physics, The IB Diploma Prize for History and The IB Diploma Prize for French. Desmond was also awarded The IB Diploma Prize for English and Daniel was awarded the The Computer Science Prize and The Goldson Prize for Physics. Lizzie was awarded The Robert Young & Company Senior Physical Education Prize and The University of Otago Performance Entrance Scholarship - with Distinction worth $18,000.
These are outstanding students who have applied themselves fully to their academic studies whilst at College and we wish each of them the very best as they move on to their tertiary studies.
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