Scholars’ Assembly 2020

Posted on March 09, 2020

The annual Scholars’ Assembly was held at Macleans College on Friday.

The assembly recognised students who had achieved at the highest level in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), the Cambridge International Examinations and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority Scholarship Examinations for 2019.

In the 2019 Scholarship examinations one student achieved a Premier Scholar Award, and five students achieved an Outstanding Scholar Award.  There were 127 individual Scholarships gained, including 16 at Outstanding level and one student achieved First in Subject.

Five students gained High Achievement, ten achieved Top in New Zealand and ten gained Top in the World awards in Cambridge international examinations.

NCEA 2019 Outstanding Performance

NCEA Year 11 Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved Level 1 Endorsed with Excellence (with a minimum of 50 credits at Excellence level

Caitlin Hayward

Amelia Windle

NCEA Year 12 Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved Level 2 Endorsed with Excellence (with a minimum of 50 credits at Excellence level)

Shams Ali
Chloe Bell
Penny Bodman
Mia Bolton
Jessie Brindle
Lorraine Chawira
Shaaran Elango

Bailey Fleming
Caitlin Harley
Zanthe Harper
Maddi Hohneck
Kotaro Ishii
Janice Jiang
Eknoor Kaur

Holly MacDonald
Jaime Maritz
Lucy Pakenham
Caitlin Roper
Courtney Schieck
Beth Snooks
Christine Su

Jessica Taylor
Danvis Tornquist
Lexi Woods
Karen Wu
Yixin Yang
Holly Zhang

NCEA Year 13 Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved Level 3 Endorsed with Excellence (with a minimum of 50 credits at Excellence level)

Hayatt Al Joborry
Jade Burnett
Eunjin Choi
Krystal Clark
Ashley Faulkner
Janith Fernando
Isobel Forde

Talia Fuata
Renee Hosking
Justin Hu
Ferrari Huang
Gemma Ironside
Leigh Kruger
Penelope Kunzler

Xixi Lin
Anya Marais
Nicole Obviar
Grace Park
Peter Park
Anna Schwerzel
Abbey Sinclair

Claire Sit
Lily Smith
Georgia Stringer
Toon Visser
Lisa Wan
Caroline Wright
Cathy Yu

Cambridge International 2019 Outstanding Performance

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved 4 A* Grades in 4 subjects at IGCSE

Nancy Chen
Joey Ding

Samadiana Fariz

Wei Tian Teo

Rick Wang

Cambridge Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved an A or A* Grade in five subjects or above at IGCSE

Josephine Law
Amanda Lee
Crystal Li
Doris Li

Karen Liao
William Liu
Diya Matta

Connor Newington
Alvis Ou 
Jayti Pattni       

Nancy Qiang
Jennifer Sanders
Kevin Zhang

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved an A or A* Grade in 5 subjects or more at IGCSE and AS Level

Reina Chan
Jeffrey Dai
Grace Guo
Elijah Hayward
Sarah Hjorth
Odilia Lai

Picus Lam
Louis Lee
Isaac Liu
Eric Ma
Mahin Panchia

Shloka Parikh
Bradley Shen
Ying Yen Siew
Ray Wang
Jessica-Hope Wei

Howard Wu
Roger Yang
Sarujan Yogeswaran
Kris Zhang
Samuel Zheng

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved an A Grade in 4 subjects or more at AS

Abhinav Chawla
Ethan Duan

Judy Fong

Silvia Wang

Angela Yee

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved an A Grade in 5 subjects or more at AS and A Level

Cameron Khoo

Ariel Liew

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Harry Beal
Ou-An Chuang
Nick Huang
Merianne Jawaweera
Joshua Li
Jessica Lum

Haris Moazzam
Seo Yeon Nam
Eugene Ngoi
Rachael Ouyang
Akshaya Pushparajah
Sanjit Ramesh Chandran

Raunak Shah
Jonathan Tang
Danielle Tweedale
Anjie Wang
Edwina Wang
Jamie Wu

Louise Xu
Stella Xu
Janet Yu
Yunge Yu
Joy Yang
Jimmy Zhou

Cambridge International Top Achiever Award 2019

Students who achieved an A Grade in four or more subjects at A Level

Jason Chan

Faye Lyu

Donovan Wu

NZQA Scholarship 2019

Students who gained Outstanding in a Scholarship Subject

Grace Baylis
Outstanding Scholarship Subject in Health and Physical Education, and Statistics

Nelson Lee
Outstanding Scholarship Subject in Drama (First in Subject) and Scholarship in English

Alexandra Smith
Outstanding Scholarship in Photography, and
NCEA Top Achiever with Level 3 Endorsed with Excellence

Students who gained Scholarship in three or more subjects

Daniel Ahn
Scholarship in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry and Statistics, and
CIE Top in New Zealand A Level Chemistry, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A Grades at AS and A including a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Darsh Chaudhari
Scholarship in Calculus, Chemistry and Statistics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Jessica Gu
Scholarship in Chemistry, English and Photography, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Kevin Guan
Scholarship in Calculus, Physics and Statistics

Richard Jiang
Scholarship in Chemistry, English and Statistics, and
CIE Top in New Zealand AS Biology, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Godakandage Lelwala
Scholarship in Biology, English, Geography, Health and Physical Education, Media Studies and Statistics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A Grades at AS and A Level

Sara Moazzam
Scholarship in Biology, Health and Physical Education and Statistics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Zi Lin Wang
Scholarship in Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, Physics and Statistics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Hayley Xie
Scholarship in Economics, Health and Physical Education, and Statistics

Nicholas Yao
Scholarship in Calculus, Chemistry and Statistics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Students who gained Scholarship in three or more subjects, with a minimum of one Outstanding Scholarship subject

Kevin Hu
Outstanding Scholarship in Calculus and Scholarship in Chemistry, Physics and Statistics, and CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Henry Lockhart
Outstanding Scholarship in Economics and Scholarship in Biology, Health and Physical Education, and Statistics, and
NCEA Year 13 Top Achiever Award with Level 3 Endorsed with Excellence.

Cambridge International Top Achievement Award 2019

Students who placed First in New Zealand in Cambridge International in 2019 in subjects where there were less than 50 candidates entered nationally

Sophia Liu
IGCSE Foreign Language Japanese

Selena Zheng
IGCSE Foreign Language Mandarin Chinese

David Li
AS Music

Eva Mountfort
A Level Spanish and CIE Top Achiever Award with a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

Cambridge International Top in New Zealand 2019

Students who placed First in New Zealand in Cambridge International in 2019

Arjun Singh
IGCSE Accounting, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A or A* Grades at IGCSE and AS

Kate Middleton
AS Digital Media & Design

Jaimie Tang
AS English Language

Tiffany Ho
A Level Accounting, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 4 A Grades at A Level including 2 A* Grades

Sam Ren
A Level Chinese

Cambridge International Top in the World 2019

Students who placed First in the World in Cambridge International in 2019

Emily Chin
IGCSE Design & Technology, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A Grades at IGCSE and AS

James Hui
IGCSE Combines Science 1st= and IGCSE Mathematics 1st=, and
CIE Top in New Zealand IGCSE Global Perspectives, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 4 A* Grades at IGCSE

Vivian Chan
AS Accounting

Michael He
AS Computer Science, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A Grades at IGCSE and AS

Yuna Otani
AS Japanese Language

Ellen Wang
AS Literature in English

Oliver Dai
AS Mathematics 1st=, and
CIE Top in New Zealand AS Physics, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A Grades at IGCSE and AS

James Gong
AS Mathematics 1st=

Kelsey Leng
AS Mathematics 1st=, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 4 A Grades at AS

NZQA Outstanding Scholar 2019

This Award is for candidates who placed in the top 20-40.  The minimum requirement to be considered for this award is three Scholarships with at least two at “Outstanding” level, or more than three Scholarships with at least one at “Outstanding”.  The number of recipients for this award is restricted and achieving the minimum requirement will not guarantee an award.

Tim Gong
Outstanding Scholarship in Calculus and Physics, and Scholarship in Chemistry, and
CIE Top Achiever Award with 5 A* Grades at A Level

Isabel Li
Outstanding Scholarship in English and Art History, and Scholarship in Calculus, Health and Physical Education, Painting and Statistics, and
CIE Top in New Zealand in A Level Design & Technology, and
CIE High Achievement in A Level Physics

Rayman Tang
Outstanding Scholarship in Chemistry and Scholarship in Biology, Calculus, English, Health and Physical Education, Physics and Statistics

Angela Yang
Outstanding Scholarship in Chemistry and Chinese, and Scholarship in Calculus, and
CIE Top Achiever Award, with 5 A Grades at AS and A combined, including a minimum of 2 A* Grades at A Level

NZQA Premier Scholar 2019

Premier Scholarships are awarded to the very top 5 to 10 candidates in New Zealand.  The minimum requirement to be considered for this award is at least three Scholarships at “Outstanding” Level.  The number of recipients for this award is restricted and achieving the minimum requirement will not guarantee an award.

William Han
Outstanding Scholarship in Calculus, Physics and Statistics, and Scholarship in Chemistry, Economics, English, Health and Physical Education, and History.

Proxime Accessit (Runner up to the Dux) 2019

The Proxime Accessit prize is worth $500 and is awarded to the student who achieved the second highest grades at Macleans College in the annual NZQA Scholarship Examinations.

For 2019, this award is presented to Isabel Li.

Dux of Macleans College 2019

The Dux prize for 2019 is awarded to the Macleans student who achieved the highest grades in the annual NZQA Scholarship examinations.

The Dux of Macleans College receives the Allen McDonald Scholarship.  This scholarship was established by the Macleans College Parent Teacher Association in recognition of the contribution of Allen McDonald, the second Principal of Macleans College, particularly with regard to the school’s scholastic achievement. The scholarship is worth $1,000.00. 

The Macleans College Dux of 2019 and recipient of the Allen McDonald Scholarship is awarded to William Han.