Exceptional HSC results go to Mount St Patrick College
Updated report, December 19: MT St Patrick College at Murwillumbah has continued its tradition of acing the HSC with 38 of its students making the Board of Studies Distinguished Achievers list.
The students made the list by scoring the highest band of six, or a mark of 90 or above, in at least one subject.
Exceptional individual results included Georgina Doyle, 97 in senior science; Jordan Short 95 in industrial technology; Benjamin Harris 94 in general mathematics; Zoe Heiniger 94 in personal development, health and physical education and Nardia Hancock 94 in visual arts.
Two year 11 students, undertaking a maths acceleration program, scored band six - Monique McLean and Harley Gray.
Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School had 14 students make the high achievers list in 26 subjects.
Forty seven other students achieved a high band give representing a mark of 85 to 89 out of 100.
Update report, December 18: KINGSCLIFF High School is in celebration mode after student Meg Crawford from Terranora topped the state in personal development, health and physical education.
Meg, 18, attended a ceremony in Sydney yesterday where State Education Minister Adrian Piccoli awarded the students who received the highest marks in every subject with a certificate.
Meg was advised last Friday of her achievement but was sworn to secrecy until after the ceremony.
Meg said while she studies hard, she was surprised to have done so well.
She is planning on a career in physiotherapy.
Relieving Kingscliff principal Robyn Ludeke said she was "unbelievably proud" of Meg who was a high-all round academic achiever.
"It's a wonderful achievement," Ms Ludeke said.
"PE is very theory based in the HSC. "It's very much intelligence based."
Initial report, December 17: THE anxious wait for Tweed HSC students is over today.
The results of 13 years of schooling was released via SMS and online to students and schools at 6am.
Students received an HSC mark for each completed subject, which is a combination of their examination mark and their school-based assessment mark for each course.
Mt St Patrick College Murwillumbah principal Tony Daly, whose students last year topped the region, told The Daily News yesterday that teachers also got nervous on the eve of the release of results.
But after 15 years at the helm of the school he said he took it in his stride.
"I have confidence that these students will do the best they can and they've worked hard," he said.
The Daily News will be bringing you the results of our local students as they become available.
The HSC Results Inquiry Centre was also launched today for student's with questions about their results. Phone 1300 13 83 23.