Students have the opportunity to self-nominate for some of the Special
Awards at the annual Presentation Ceremony. This document details the
criteria for each award and provides information about the nomination
The online nomination form can be accessed at https://goo.gl/forms/mANxYXZ6X9YXaQi43 (students need
be logged onto their Department of Education portal before accessing the
Students must nominate to be considered for these awards. Nominations
should address the criteria for the award. Example nomination responses
are available here. There is a maximum character count of
1500 characters for the School Citizenship awards and 3000 characters for
all other awards.
Students may nominate for multiple awards but a separate online
nomination form must be completed for each award.
Nominations will be judged by a panel of staff appropriate to the award.
Decisions will be ratified by the School Executive and announced at the
Nominations will close on Friday, 28 September 2018.
Citizenship and Leadership
School Citizenship Awards
Maximum of 2 students from each year group
Awarded to students who have shown outstanding citizenship attributes
including commitment, responsibility and pride in the school. They have
been actively involved in school life.
Australian Defence Force 'Long Tan' Leadership and Citizenship
1 × Year 10 student
1 × Year 12 student
Awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership and teamwork within
both the school and the broader local community. They are good
communicators, resourceful and able to solve problems. They have displayed
strong values, such as doing one's best, respect for others and 'mateship'
characteristics that are integral to Australian society.
Commitment to Academic Success
Australian Catholic University Award
Awarded to a student who has achieved academic success and demonstrated
leadership and service within the school community.
The Reuben F. Scarf Award for Commitment
1 × Year 12 or Year 11 student
Awarded to a student who has shown persistence and dedication throughout
Caltex Best All Rounder Award
1 × Year 12 student
Awarded to a student who has excelled in a number of the following
categories, though not necessarily all of them:
Academic - achieves scholastically across a range of subjects
Attitude - willing to help others; makes selfless contributions
Personal conduct - exemplary at all times
Leadership - a role model for other students
Service - participates in school and community activities
Sport - represents the school without necessarily being a champion
Arts - participates enthusiastically in the cultural and artistic
life of the school