A number of Shepparton students are celebrating after achieving great VCE results.
There was elation, celebration and even disappointment yesterday for the thousands of students who received their Victorian Certificate of Education.
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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.
A man has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Murchison East this evening.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
A town car to help transport people from outlying areas into town for medical appointments or to go shopping could work in Echuca, according to Campaspe Shire mayor Ian Maddison.
Rochester resident Ken Hocking has chosen to use his Christmas lights display to draw attention to a support group for brain tumour patients.
Rare and endangered plants which once flourished in the region are part of the proposed botanic garden 'Gargaro' at Girgarre.
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Tocumwal Pre-School students are proudly flying their KITE at the Tocumwal Lions Community Hostel.
Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
Residents urged to renew fruit fly baits to support local orchards.
Tim Hillier became the first Deniliquin Rhino to notch up a century in the Murray Valley Cricket Association with a sterling 104 against Cobram on Saturday.
Water held in spillable water accounts (SWAs) in the Murray and Goulburn systems will become available for use or trade following a declaration on Tuesday.
The hunt is on for a buyer for Benalla and Mansfield Toyota after the business went into receivership last fortnight.
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