We congratulate the Class of 2017 upon their completion of a truly outstanding year.
We are extremely proud to share an overview of our VCE results for 2017. In another year of success and academic achievement, 163 students successfully completed their VCE this year at Overnewton: 152 students choosing to sit exams and attain an ATAR score and 11 choosing a non-exam pathway to earning their VCE.
Our 2017 College Dux is Ben Serrano achieving an exceptional Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR*) of 99.6.
Closely following Dux Ben Serrano was Jake Wijnen with an ATAR of 99.4. College Captain, Nicholas McNaughton’s score of 98.85 added to the three boys achieving the highest collection of ATAR scores achieved in the College for several years. Najwa Rachmani with an ATAR of 94.5 was the highest achieving female in the College this year.
What is particularly remarkable about these four students is that all of them were heavily involved in co-curricular activities in their final year at the College. As College leaders, sport stars, star of the College musical and strong participants in the House program, each of these students achieved exceptional results whilst contributing also to the life of the College.
An inclusive education
As a school that does not select or exclude its students based on their academic ability and allows all of its students to complete their VCE with us, our results this year are particularly exciting.
Whilst we celebrate the successes of our 90+ achievers, equally we are delighted by the students who have received learning support in their time at the College, have worked incredibly hard and have attained an ATAR that we will see them getting into the tertiary courses of their choice.
It is a great joy to teachers at Overnewton that we can watch a child grow from Prep to Year 12, achieve their goals and graduate as exceptional young men and women.
The Overnewton College community congratulate the Class of 2017 upon their completion of a truly outstanding year.
*ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank) scores are used for tertiary entrance and provide a percentile ranking for all students statewide.