Students honoured for their excellence

Monday September 26, 2016 Written by Published in Education
Tereora College proud junior and senior recipients at yesterday’s Excellence in Academic Awards assembly. 16092345 Tereora College proud junior and senior recipients at yesterday’s Excellence in Academic Awards assembly. 16092345

THEY SAY the key to success is hard work and endurance and yesterday students of Tereora College were rewarded for this year’s excellent results obtained so far.  The school’s motto “Kia Toa’’ pays tribute to being strong and courageous in their pursuit of learning.


Principal Tania Morgan said their motto gives direction in developing their schools mission statement “Tangata Tiratira Tu (excellence in citizenship).”

To mark this achievement the college took time to acknowledge those students who are excelling in their subject courses.

Senior students were rewarded for their attainment of 50 NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement) credits so far.

The following senior students were rewarded: Lincoln Haig, O-Hiva Williams, Kiana Puna, Nway Nay Chi, Teherenui Koteka and Nadtazkia Puna.

They were given a Bluesky top-up voucher valued at $30, Reefside Rarotonga merchandise and voucher, Palace Takeaway vouchers, BCI Bank Merchandise, Matman karaoke hire and cash, Rongohiva Banana Boat and Speed Boat ride - sponsored by Jackie and Teina Rongo.

Junior students were also rewarded for gaining the most excellent grades across their subjects. The junior recipients were Rennie Tamangaro, Purotu Puna, Jette Johnston, Teaupare Wichman and Pauline Kaimarama.

These students received an Aumata Mini Golf voucher valued at $50, Matman karaoke hire and cash, 2x Kool Kebabs vouchers and The Islander Hotel meal voucher valued at $50.

The following senior students were also acknowledged as they were only a few credits short of 50 excellence credits: Moeroa Harmon, Lynn Mataora, Angelina Williams, Teremoana Fukofuka, Lile Fletcher-Vaea, Enua Fameitau and Chris Benson. Morgan said she is proud of every student and encouraged the college to continue to strive for excellence and ensure they be the best they can be.

“We set a high standard for our students and want to use this opportunity to celebrate the success of those who have reached that level.”

Meanwhile the college remains focused over the next couple of months to end the school year successfully and senior students will be working hard as prizegiving will be held on Friday, November 11. 


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