Academic Awards

 

Year 13

 

In addition to a range of academic awards presented from within each faculty, each year Rangiora High School is pleased to present the following awards for academic performance across faculties:

 

The Cartwright Trophy for General Excellence in Year 13 (awarded to the Dux of the School)

Trophy, medal and $2,000. Awarded to the best all-round scholar in Year 13, decided over the student's best five Year 13 subjects, which qualify for entrance to University, by aggregating results of assessment. Decision made by the Principal and the Academic Dean. NOTE: The winner of the Cartwright Prize will not be eligible for the Cresswell or Galloway Prizes below.

 

The Macintosh Cup for Proxime Accessit

Awarded to the second-best all-round scholar in Year 13, decided over their best five Year 13 subjects.

Cup and $500.

 

 

The Lamb and Hayward Scholarship 

Recognises academic performance, leadership, service to the school and cultural or sporting achievement $1,000 Scholarship. Decision made by the Academic Dean.

 

The Cresswell Memorial Cup for Excellence in Year 13 Sciences

Trophy and $80 book voucher. Awarded to the best all-round Science and Mathematics student.

Results aggregated from either:

Two Sciences subjects and one Mathematics subject, OR Three Science subjects.

Decision made by the Academic Dean.

 

The Galloway Memorial Cup for Excellence in Year 13 Humanities 

Trophy and $80 book voucher. Awarded to the best all-round Humanities student. Results of assessment from best three Humanities subjects aggregated. Decision made by the Academic Dean.

 

The Davis Cup 

Trophy for all-round Academic and Sporting achievement in Year 13.

 

The Helmore, Bowron and Scott Prize 

$500 scholarship for the top all-round student studying Law or Arts at University. Awarded to the eligible student on the basis of results of assessment aggregated over his/her best four subjects. The prize may be claimed on presentation of receipts for enrolment in the appropriate University course in the following year. Decision made by the Academic Dean.

 

The J.F. and D.J.C. Moffat Scholarship 

$250 scholarships to the most outstanding boy and the most outstanding girl intending to study Sciences at University. Awarded to the young man and young woman with the highest aggregated marks from any two pure Sciences. Mathematics results of assessment are not relevant for this award. Prizes may be claimed on proof of enrolment in an appropriate University course. Decision made by the Academic Dean.

 

The MainPower Prize for Year 13 Physics and Mathematics 

$100 book token. Awarded to the student with the highest aggregated results of assessment in Physics and Calculus. Decision made by Academic Dean.

 

The Spurr Cup for Environmental Education

 

Academic Certificates

First in Subject: Certificates will be awarded to the student achieving first in subject at each level.

Distinction: Certificates will be awarded in each subject where 66% of results are at NCEA Excellence level.

Merit: Certificates will be awarded in each subject where 66% of results are at NCEA Merit level.

Commendation: Certificates will be awarded in each subject to those who have distinguished themselves by their effort and attitude.

 

Years 11 and 12

 

In addition to a range of academic awards presented from within each faculty, each year Rangiora High School is pleased to present the following awards for academic performance across faculties:

 

 

The Allen Cup - Academic Excellence in Year 12

 

The PTA Trophy for all-round Academic and Sporting/Cultural achievement in Year 12

 

The Rangiora High School Cup for all-round Achievement in Year 11

 

The Rangiora District Lioness Trophy for Extraordinary Effort & Achievement in Year 11

Awarded to the Year 11 student who, while not distinguished by academic or sporting excellence, has made an exemplary effort to succeed. Decision by the Academic Dean after nominations from teachers.

 

The G. C. Beattie Cup for Year 11 Science & Mathematics

Trophy and $50 book token. Awarded to the student with the best aggregated results of assessment over Year 11 Science and Mathematics. Decision by by Academic Dean, and HOFs of Science and Mathematics.

 

Academic Certificates

First in Subject: Certificates will be awarded to the student achieving first in subject at each level.

Distinction: Certificates will be awarded in each subject where 66% of results are at NCEA Excellence level.

Merit: Certificates will be awarded in each subject where 66% of results are at NCEA Merit level.

Commendation: Certificates will be awarded in each subject to those who have distinguished themselves by their effort and attitude.

     
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