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| Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle | www.mn .catholic.org.au
AS HSC STUDENTS of the Class of 2010
begin life in the workplace, proceed to
universities and TAFE colleges or perhaps
travel overseas, Assistant Director at the
Catholic Schools Office, Gerard Mowbray,
acknowledges the success of graduates of
local Catholic schools.
“Catholic Schools have attained
excellent results in the 2010 Higher
School Cer tificate. Last month we
congratulated the Dux of the Diocese,
Samuel Buttenshaw, of All Saints College,
St Mar y’s Campus, Maitland on attaining a
university entrance rank of 99.80.”
Sam has a
the University of
lives at Largs and is a former student
of Holy Spirit Schools, Abermain and
Kurri Kurri, and All Saints College,
St Peter’s Campus.
Gerard Mowbray is keen to recognise the
achievements of all students. “Across six
schools, 1100 students have completed
what is regarded internationally as a
highly rigorous course. Many students
for whom academic performance does
not come easily have worked hard
and gained satisfying results. Catholic
schools support students, especially the
less academically able, to attain their
A feature of senior studies these days
is the huge variety of subjects on offer.
English and Mathematics, Economics
and Physics are familiar to all, but an
evolving curriculum also offers Metals
and Engineering, Automotive Studies,
Business Services, Enter tainment
Studies, Building and Construction,
Software Design and Development and
Hospitality - and more! Growing numbers
of students are undertaking industry
related courses, and they leave school
with an HSC and some progress towards
a trade credential.
“I also want to acknowledge the
dedication of our teachers and the
loving support of parents; both these
are integral to the success of our young
people, as students and as citizens,”
said Mr Mowbray.
OTHER OUTSTANDING STUDENTS
FROM CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
Nikita Panicker, St Paul’s High School,
Sean Serafin, St Francis Xavier’s
College, Hamilton 98.40
Nicola Moss, St Paul’s, 98.15
Brigid Hall, St Mary’s Campus, All
Saints College, Maitland 98.10
Thomas Banks, St Clare’s High School,
Hannah Jane Smith,
St Francis Xavier’s 97.85
Nicola Holt, St Francis Xavier’s 97.65
St Francis Xavier’s 97.25.
Sam Buttenshaw and Director of Schools Ray Collins.
By TRACEY EDSTEIN
St Pius X High School
A: Park Ave, Adamstown 2289
T: 4957 1032 I F: 4957 5088
St Pius X High School, Adamstown, is a Catholic school community dedicated
to the education of young people in an environment that is safe and caring.
We cater for students in Years 7 to 10. The school has a proud history and an
excellent reputation both in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle and farther
afield. St Pius X is a vibrant, positive, future-directed school community.
For further details please refer to our website:
or phone the school on 4957 1032.
St Francis Xavier’s College
A: Parkway Ave, Hamilton 2303
T: 4961 2863 I F: 4961 2384
E: firstname.lastname@example.org .catholic.edu.au
W: www.hmltn.mn .catholic.edu.au
SCHOOL LEADERS 2011
Patrick Whitbread (Captain); Daniela Miller (Captain);
Rory Tanner (Vice Captain); Alexandra Scott (Vice Captain).
SCHOOL MOTTO 2011
‘Around The Table – A Place For All.”
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