Eighty-five Echuca College year 12 students will sit the VCE this year.By Jess Craig
Year 12 students across Echuca are busily cramming their days with study as the VCE gets under way.
LOTE, art and drama exams began this week, while the all-important English exam will be held across the state on October 30.
Echuca College principal Chris Eeles said there were 85 year 12 students at his school who would sit the VCE.
‘‘The students will have practice exams in the first part of next week and then the English exam is held at the end of the month,’’ he said.
‘‘We usually have around 85 to 100 students doing exams and this year more than 50 students have applied to university.
‘‘The college usually receives a high percentage of early entry offers to university for students
‘‘The early entry program has criteria the students have to meet, but it is a great thing for them
VCE exams will finish in November and the college will hold its graduation dinner at Moama Bowling Club.
The Riv caught up with six year 12 students yesterday, and all indicated they would be looking to go to university, with their choices ranging between education, social work, graphic design and journalism in Bendigo, Ballarat or Melbourne.
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