1/1/06Two young Western Australians have been awarded the prized 2005 Beazley Medals for their outstanding achievements in education and training. Acting Premier Eric Ripper today joined Education Minister Ljiljanna Ravlich in announcing Adrian Khoo of Scotch College as the winner of the Beazley Medal: TEE.Linda Greenwood Tully of Methodist Ladies College is the winner of the Beazley Medal: Vocational Education and Training (VET). Mr Ripper and Ms Ravlich congratulated both winners for their brilliant achievements at school.The Acting Premier said the Beazley Medals - in TEE and VET subjects - highlighted the wide range of opportunities available in education in WA.“In this resource-rich State, we should never lose sight of the fact that our greatest resource lies in the talent of our young people,” Mr Ripper said.“2006 promises to be a year of unprecedented opportunities for all of our school leavers, in further education, training or work.”Ms Ravlich applauded Adrian and Linda on their outstanding individual performances and wished them well in their future studies and careers.“Both students have achieved the highest standards thanks to their own talents and hard work, the commitment of their teachers and the strength of the State’s education system,” Ms Ravlich said.“In congratulating these two outstanding students on their achievements, I also acknowledge all students across the State who worked hard last year in their TEE and VET studies.“The VET program provides a viable and relevant education alternative for those students whose career interests are not adequately served by the TEE curriculum.”
- Adrian Khoo scored scaled marks of 100 in Calculus, Chemistry, Physics and English Literature, 95.26 in Applicable Mathematics and 88.93 in French. Adrian received a General Exhibition and Subject Exhibitions in Chemistry, Physics and English Literature. He also was awarded Certificates of Distinction in English Literature, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus and a Certificate of Excellence.
A total of 1,068 Curriculum Council Awards will be presented to 775 winning students from schools around the State. Ms Ravlich also reminded the State’s top TEE students that they qualified for the Gallop Government’s Best and Brightest Scholarships.“Scholarships of $3,000 are available to the 40 General Exhibition winners from this year, if they choose to stay in WA and study at a local university,” she said.The winner of the Beazley Medal: TEE and the Beazley Medal: VET each receive a medallion and cheque for $2,000.All prizes will be presented at the Curriculum Council Awards Presentation Ceremony at the University of WA on Wednesday, February 15, 2006.Minister's office: 9213 6800
- Linda Greenwood Tully won a Subject Exhibition in Senior English, a Certificate of Distinction in Senior English and earned consistently high scores throughout Years 11 and 12, which earned her a Certificate of Excellence. Linda also earned a Certificate II in Community Services (Children’s Services) and a Certificate I in Hospitality (Operations). Linda is currently holidaying in New South Wales.
BEAZLEY MEDAL INFORMATIONThe Beazley Medal: TEE - Adrian Khoo of Scotch College.Awarded to the top eligible student with the highest Curriculum Council award score. This score is based on the average of five TEE scaled marks, calculated to two decimal places, with at least two from the humanities/social sciences list and two from the mathematics/science list. It is based on a broader range of subjects than the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) score, which is based on four TEE subjects with at least one subject from each of the two lists. The Beazley Medal: VET - Linda Greenwood Tully of Methodist Ladies College. Awarded to the Year 12 student who achieves the best results in a vocational program.The VET winner is determined according to the following criteria (listed in priority order):
- Year 12 results.
- Coherence of the VET program.
- Contribution to a nationally recognised qualification.
ADDITIONAL AWARD DETAILSBeazley Medal: TEERunner up: Madhusudhan Bhamidipaty, who attended Willetton Senior High School. Third place: Cinmy Sian-Mae Cheung, of Waterford, who attended Penrhos College.General Exhibitions (40)Adrian Boo Kiat Khoo, Scotch CollegeMadhusudhan Bhamidipaty, Willetton Senior High SchoolCinmy Sian-Mae Cheung, Penrhos CollegeKatharine Sarah Noonan, St Hilda's Anglican Girls’ SchoolKatherine Emily Dellar, Perth CollegeOlivia Chin, Presbyterian Ladies’ CollegeIan Grey Johnston, Bunbury Cathedral Grammar SchoolBojana Stepanovic, Methodist Ladies' CollegeKuhilan Arumugam Gounder, Willetton Senior High SchoolDustin Levi Stuart, Wesley CollegeMichelle Veronica McMullen, Newman CollegeAlvin Man-Fah Chong, Rossmoyne Senior High SchoolDavid Anthony Scaife, Australind Senior High SchoolRyan Steed, Carmel SchoolJustin Cardwell, Leeming Senior High SchoolEddy Kean Wei Yong, Rossmoyne Senior High SchoolJimmy Dang, Ballajura Community CollegeHelen Hei-Man Kwok, Applecross Senior High SchoolAvenell Leveritt Chew, Churchlands Senior High SchoolJonathan Kwong Seng Ng, John XXIII CollegeMatthew James Cowcher, Aquinas CollegeSwathi Lakshmi Narayanan, St Hilda's Anglican Girls’ SchoolKitty Kanwal Shakur, Presbyterian Ladies' CollegeKarina Joy Travaglione, Methodist Ladies' CollegeNathaniel Hong Zhi Khoo, Hale SchoolKevin Chee-Keong Yee, Duncraig Senior High SchoolChristopher Paul Jones, Lake Joondalup Baptist CollegeTimothy James Barr Goyder, Scotch CollegeJanki Shah, St Mary's Anglican Girls' SchoolDaniel Brian Bennett, Guildford Grammar SchoolSarah Maria Collin, Methodist Ladies' CollegeNot for Publication: Aquinas CollegeAlexander Robert McFaull, Hale SchoolAllycia Susan Mac Donald, John XXIII CollegeDahlia Fran Davidoff, Carmel SchoolFletcher James Young, Christ Church Grammar SchoolJulie Ann Falck, St Stephen's School - DuncraigLena Huynh, Shenton CollegeShevya Manjri Tiwari, Somerville Baptist CollegeThomas Edward Sippe, Wesley College.Special General Awards (2)Sng Ai Huei Adelln, Methodist Ladies’ CollegeCatriona Elizabeth Knox, St Hilda's Anglican Girls’ School.Subject Exhibitions (53)Accounting: Chien-Lin Kho, Shenton CollegeAdministrative Systems: Courtney Zoe Johnston, Lumen Christi CollegeAncient History: Tamsin Alexandra Reeves, Shenton CollegeAnimal Production and Marketing: Verity Jane Morgan, WA College of Agriculture - CunderdinApplicable Mathematics: Dustin Levi Stuart, Wesley CollegeArt: Adrian Martyn Pinto, Kalamunda Senior High SchoolArt and Design: Jocelyn Kim Yean Tan, Methodist Ladies' CollegeAspects of Tourism Industry: Katherine Louise Ferguson, Leeming Senior High SchoolAutomotive Workshop: Joshua John Hare, St Stephen's School - DuncraigBeliefs and Values: Michelle Veronica McMullen, Newman CollegeBiology: Alana Kirk, Helena CollegeBusiness Information Technology: Andrea Veronica Fitzgerald, Mercedes CollegeCalculus: Wilson Ong, Morley Senior High SchoolChemistry: Adrian Boo Kiat Khoo, Scotch CollegeDiscrete Mathematics: Nathaniel Hong Zhi Khoo, Hale SchoolDrama: Chelsea Jane Morgan, St Mary's Anglican Girls' SchoolDrama Studies: Tess Angophora Cullity, John XXIII CollegeEarly Childhood Studies: Emily Nicole Niewiarowski, Newman CollegeEconomics: Rita Terese Khouri, Servite CollegeEnglish: Jarrad Yiwen Seng, Frederick Irwin Anglican SchoolEnglish as a Second Language: Sarah Yonghui Pusavat, Murdoch CollegeEnglish Literature: Adrian Boo Kiat Khoo, Scotch CollegeFood Production: Emma Louise Johnson, Lake Joondalup Baptist CollegeFrench: Lawrence Edward Vincent, Scotch CollegeFurniture Design and Technology: Timothy James Johnson, Nagle Catholic CollegeGeography: Liah Xinyi Coggins, Willetton Senior High SchoolGerman: Natascha Sommer, St Mary's Anglican Girls' SchoolHistory: Jeremy James Francis, Wesley CollegeHuman Biology: Michael Tak Kwan Miu, Rossmoyne Senior High SchoolIndependent Living: Fleur Melissa Tonkin, Eastern Hills Senior High SchoolIndonesian: Second Language: Jai Singh, Scotch CollegeIndustry Information Technology: Tanya Bulatovic, Karratha Senior High SchoolInformation Systems: Amy Louise Affleck, Busselton Senior High SchoolItalian: Alice Pead, School of Isolated and Distance EducationJapanese: Second Language: Tomoyo Shigeyoshi, Applecross Senior High SchoolManagement and Marketing: Jardine Elizabeth Petersen, Lumen Christi CollegeMetals Technology: Mark Zuvela, Christ Church Grammar SchoolModelling with Mathematics: Penny Janelle Wilson, Churchlands Senior High SchoolMusic: Justin Allan Leong, Trinity CollegePhysical Education Studies: Ellice Sarah Roberts, Perth CollegePhysical Science: Cerise Dreaver, Manjimup Senior High SchoolPhysics: Adrian Boo Kiat Khoo, Scotch CollegePlant Production and Marketing: Ayla Joy Emery, WA College of Agriculture - DenmarkPolitical and Legal Studies: Luke Nathan McAskill, Shenton CollegeSenior English: Linda Jane Greenwood Tully, Methodist Ladies' CollegeSenior Science: Dean John Caporn, Carine Senior High SchoolSmall Business Management: Clinton John Blight, WA College of Agriculture - NarroginSWL - Community Services, Health: Sarah-Ann Hearn, Sevenoaks Senior CollegeSWL - Design: Simon Alexander Kruger, Central Midlands Snr High SchSWL - Metals and Engineering: Danilo Kitanovich, Sevenoaks Senior CollegeTechnical Graphics: Griffen Manan, Applecross Senior High SchoolVisual Communication - Photography: Angela Jane Coote, Penrhos CollegeWork Studies: Vidya Sai Thiagarajan, Rossmoyne Senior High SchoolSpecial Subject Awards (2)English as a Second Language: Abigail Sze Yie Lim, Canning CollegeInformation Systems: Amy Leelee Khuu, St Hilda's Anglican Girls’ School.Certificates of Distinction (376)Special Certificates of Distinction (23)Certificates of Excellence (570)Schools with most Awards:Rossmoyne Senior High School: 50 awards, including two General Exhibitions and two Subject Exhibitions.Willetton Senior High School: 48 awards, including two General Exhibitions and one Subject Exhibition. This school also had the second top performing student in the State.Methodist Ladies College: 32 awards. This school won the Beazley Medal: VET, three General Exhibitions and some Subject Exhibitions.