On Wednesday evening, 20 October, our Year 12 students celebrated their final chapter at the College. Students, family, and friends gathered at the beautiful St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the Graduation Liturgy, Awards Presentations and Graduation Ceremony.
The liturgy commenced with Father Con and a selection of the students leading in prayer. They asked God to guide them and their peers to use their gifts and talents to achieve their goals, and to have the strength to overcome any obstacles that they may face in the future. The liturgy concluded with Father Con blessing all of the Year 12 students.
Our Lady of Mercy College Choir, led by Mrs Sinead Forster, sang An African Blessing, arrangement by Andrew Chihn, after which the official Presentation of Awards Ceremony commenced.
Please find here an overview of the awards presented during the evening and their recipients:
Year 12 Awards
Daniel Godwin Mercy Values Award
Joshua Jacob Christian Service Award
Emily Coutts Long Tan
Academic Excellence Awards
Emily Coutts Certificate II Sport and Recreation
Human Biology General
Jack Cross Chemistry ATAR
Modern History ATAR
Religion and Life General
Sophie Hart Psychology General
Lewis Italiano Building and Construction General
Materials Design and Technology – Metals General
Materials Design and Technology – Woods General
Mathematics Essentials General
Joshua Jacob Drama ATAR
Human Biology ATAR
Quinn Kenyon Certificate II Outdoor Education
Xiaomeng Liu Physics ATAR
Nicola Mberi Certificate II Creative Industries
Clara O’Donovan English ATAR
Jenna Shields Certificate II Hospitality
Maddison Thackray Physical Education Studies ATAR
Mary Whiteley Religion and Life ATAR
Thomas Zappia Biology ATAR
Mathematics Applications ATAR
Major College Awards
Presented to Year 12 students who have achieved 14 or more A grades across Year 11 and 12 or their equivalent in General Courses.
The recipients of Academic Distinctions are:
Awarded to the student who has achieved the second highest academic result in
Year 12, in the General and ATAR pathways.
The student receiving the Proxime Accessit for the General Pathway is:
The student receiving the Proxime Accessit for the ATAR Pathway is: