Congratulations to our Year 12 Class of 2016

The Aitken College community congratulates the Class of 2016. They have been very enthusiastic and hard-working learners. The Class of 2016 worked closely with their teachers and support staff over many years and we congratulate both our VCE and VCAL students.  The Class of 2016 have been active contributors in co-curricular activities including Visual Arts and Design, Performing Arts, Sport, Interact, Language Studies and Community Service.  They have demonstrated excellent leadership in all aspects of College Life.

In particular we congratulate Julia Kerry and Matthew White who are the Dux for the Class of 2016 both with an ATAR of 98.2. Julia was the College Student Leader Captain and recipient of College Academic and Service Colours. Matthew was College Captain and a recipient of College Academic, Service and Cultural Colours. Both students have been excellent ambassadors for the College not only in their academic studies but through showing leadership, service and participation in numerous aspects of College life.

127 students completed their VCE and 9 students completed their Senior VCAL certificates. 8% of VCE students achieved ATARs above 90, 30% of students achieved ATARs over 80 and 50% of students achieved ATARs over 70.  Study scores of  40 or over which puts students in the top 8% of students in the state were the largest number so far, being in the subjects of Accounting, biology, Business Management, Chemistry, English, Further Mathematics, Health and Human Development, History, Legal Studies, Mathematical Methods, Physical Education, Physics, Product Design and Technology, Psychology, Sociology, Specialist Mathematics, Studio Arts, Visual Communication and Design and VET Sport and Recreation.

Josie Crisara