St Paul's News
VCE Results – 2016
Date: December 15, 2016
The 2016 Dux of St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School is Amanda Fontaine from Hernes Oak who achieved an outstanding ATAR of (98.85). Amanda completed English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics Methods, French and in 2015 VSL German. Amanda is planning to study a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Monash. Close behind Amanda were Andrew Gourley of Warragul (98.5) Rochelle Rajasingham of Warragul (98.45), Oliver Adams of Warragul (97.95) and Jack Shaddock of Warragul (97.9).
Other high achievers included: Claire Thomas of Warragul (97.8), Michaela Rutherford of Darnum (97.7), Maeve Dowty of Cloverlea (97.25), Kate Chesterton of Glengarry West (97.05), Sophie Fontaine of Hernes Oak (96.85), Lachlan Jacob of Warragul (96.55), Kellie Maybery-Reupert of Warragul (96.1) and Massimo Santucci of Crossover (95.35).
Amongst those achieving above 90 are a number of inspiring success stories from students whose hard work and perseverance has enabled them to exceed their own expectations. There are several examples of students who, with support, have triumphed over family and personal hardships to achieve impressive results.
In all 13 students achieved an ATAR over 95 (12%) and 24 students achieved an ATAR over 90 (22%).
The percentage of students who achieved an ATAR of over 80 was an impressive 48%, placing them in the top 20% of the state.
This year’s cohort plan to study a diverse range of course from Medicine, Science, Commerce and Criminal Justice to Music, Nutrition and Fine Arts.
The next few weeks will be an exciting time for students who now await offers of places at a range of university and TAFE institutions, seek employment or travel overseas.