A number of Shepparton students are celebrating after achieving great VCE results.December 18, 2012 4:49am
There was elation, celebration and even disappointment yesterday for the thousands of students who received their Victorian Certificate of Education.
Results were out from 7
Victorian Education Minister Martin Dixon said it was an exciting time for students and their families who could celebrate their achievements after a challenging year.
‘‘Congratulations to all the students who have received their results, whether they are getting single subjects scores or graduating with their VCE, they should be very proud of what they have accomplished,’’ Mr Dixon said.
‘‘Completing the VCE requires dedication and sacrifice, and students should now take the time to relax and reflect on this huge achievement.’’
Mr Dixon said VCE was a collective effort and people such as parents, teachers and school staff should also be thanked.
The News has talked to six school students across the region — from Wanganui Park Secondary College, Notre Dame College, Mooroopna Secondary College, Goulburn Valley Grammar School, Shepparton High School and McGuire College — who were named dux of their respective institutions.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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