Business Studies Boot Camp

Congratulations to Year 13 student, Matthew Anderson, who was selected to attend the Massey University Business Boot Camp during the Term One school holidays. The five-day boot camp, held at Auckland’s Massey University campus, proved to be an extremely valuable experience for him and we wish him well with his studies this year.

National Athletics Champ

Congratulations to Zia Macdermid who recently competed at the New Zealand National Athletics Championship in Hamilton. Zia gained a Bronze medal in the U20 Women’s 1500m. This is an amazing feat and for this Zia was awarded a Gold Achievement in Sport Award. Congratulations.

Senior Idol

Congratulations to the Year 11, 12 and 13 students who competed in the Senior Idol. There were some incredible performances and it was great to see such a supportive audience.

Congratulations to the winners of the competition:
        1st           Marlaina Mihaka
        2nd          Brittany Tyler-Whiteman
        3rd           Lucy Brunn

As always, it is very exciting to see the fabulous talent we have at Awatapu. A big thank you to the Music department for their work organising the event.  

Sailing News

Congratulations to the following students who competed in sailing competitions recently:

      • Matilda Fyles came first in the Starling Championship 2016-2017 and second in the Wellington Open Bic Regatta

      • Henry Fyles came second in the Starling Championship 2016-2017

      • Lucy Scrivener came first in the Optimist Championship 2016-2017 and first equal in the Women's Open Bic

A Chorus Line

Congratulations to Year 10 student, Jackson Barrett, who played one of the lead roles in the Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” which played at the Regent Theatre during the April school holidays. Congratulations also to Mr Fisher who was the Musical Director of the show.

Pacific Scholarship

Congratulations to Year 13 student, Teuila Nosa, who was awarded a Pacific On-Campus Experience Scholarship from the University of Otago. This scholarship enables a number of Year 13 students of Pacific heritage the opportunity to travel to the University of Otago for an all-expenses paid campus experience. All recipients of the scholarship were selected based on their NCEA results, a reference from their Principal and a set-topic essay. Congratulations, Teuila, you are a very deserving recipient.

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