OTHC Māori Achievement Awards Evening 2016September 9, 2016
On Wednesday the 7th of August 2016 saw the annual Māori Achievement Awards Evening. These awards are to recognise our High Achieving Māori students from Years 9 to 13. Our Guest speaker was Brandi Hudson and He Tohu Manawanui was a new award this year carved by a whānaunga of Whaea Desiree Hughes and donated by the Davis-Ostler Whānau.
The highest achieving Māori students for 2016 are:
Year 9 - Leonie Renata-Green, Shante Gribble, Zayde Sarah-Baldwin Year 10 - Ariana Rusden, Jhaelci Reguerra Year 11 - Ariana Guptill, Beja Narbey Year 12 - Anahera Hunter, Luka Ferabend Nieuwenhuijsen Year 13 - River Jorgensen, Melissa Coop
Prestige award winners are:
Tiwihou Cope - He Tohu Watea – awarded to a student who is on our MUMA mentoring programme, who is striving for excellence and is tracking well at NCEA Level 2.
Nicole Cullen - He Tohu Manawanui – awarded to a student who has faced adversity and who is showing perseverance towards her studies.