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Selwyn Times: November 14, 2017


14 Wednesday November 15 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES Ellesmere celebrates the success ELLESMERE College named head girl Jessica Dunlop as dux at its prize-giving last week. Jessica had a successful year academically, achieving first in class in chemistry, physics, maths with calculus, biology and first equal in statistics. While she is still to sit her NCEA exams, Jessica has already achieved 52 excellence credits at level three and passed NCEA level three with excellence. The year 13 student was awarded the Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship, worth $15,000, and the Otago University DUX Scholarship for 2017, worth $6000. Jessica also received the Masonic Lodge Dux Trophy and Ellesmere College Dux Medal. Elsie Wadie was named proxime accessit having already achieved 50 excellence credits at level three passing overall with excellence. She came first equal in class in BRIGHTEST BUNCH: Ellesmere College’s proxime accessit Elsie Wadie (left) and dux Jessica Dunlop. ​ mathematics with calculus, first equal in physics and third in chemistry. Jessica will go to Otago University to pursue health studies next year while Elsie plans to study chemical process engineering at Canterbury University. Jessica was the captain of Ellesmere Club’s netball A team and has passed her grade 8 piano exam with distinction. Elise has trained as a lifeguard at Selwyn Aquatic Centre and is going on a school basketball trip to the United States next month. Community and special academic prizes: •Kelly Monoy – Harkerss Buses Enterprise Award. Kelly is a senior student who has shown an aptitude for business and enterprise. •Jade van Duinen – The Josephine Newburry Memorial Cup. Awarded to the female student who shows the most effort and perseverance in technology. •Jack Dudley – The Des Kelly Memorial Cup. Jack showed the most effort and perseverance in technology. •Matthew Gluyas – The John Warren Memorial Cup. The best practical work in technology for years 11-13. •William-John O’Hagan – Gwatkin Cup. Awarded to a senior student for diligence in social sciences. •Nicole Ashby – Ellesmere Historical Society Award. Awarded to the history student who has best used research methods in the subject. •Liam Chatterton – Millar- Houston Trophy. Liam was awarded for the best academic performance in year 11-13 agriculture. •Elsie Wadie – W.G. Volckman Memorial Cup. Awarded to a senior SCHOOLS student going on to tertiary education majoring in the sciences. •Waimaria Brown – United Building Society Art and Culture. Awarded to a student who has displayed a special interest/talent in the arts and culture. •Eve Wellby – Kamana Cup A Visual Arts. Eve has produced an ‘outstanding’ performance in visual arts. •Harrison Keesing – Volckman Award. For recognition of effort and perseverance in all subjects for year 11. •Eve Wellby – Southbridge District High School Closing Committee’s Award. For effort and attitude in year 12. •Mikayla Ramsay – The Gerald Patterson Memorial Cup. Awarded to Mikayla for demonstrating diligence in a range of subjects. •Jessica Carter – The O’Neill Cup. Excellence in, and the intention to continue in the field of sports/ physical education. •Bridget Wheeler – Photolife Photography Award. Achievement in all art mediums. Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market Looking for a unique Christmas gift for a loved one or friend? Then make Lincoln Market’s Christmas Bazaar your destination from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. on Sat 18th November. There will be lots of themed fun with a visit from Santa & his helper. Perhaps post a letter to Santa, have a go at our exciting new 12 Stockings of Christmas Game (fun for adults too) or watch a hula hoop display. The talented Selwyn Youth Choir is certain to get you in the Christmas mood with its performance of a selection of traditional seasonal songs whilst you browse the many brightly decorated stalls offering a large variety of truly one off handmade local gifts – wooden crafts, super hero figures, Xmas decorations, ornate jewellery, soft toys, hand spun woollens, hats, clothing for all ages, pottery, art..... ENJOY delicious locally made fayre – award winning cheeses, Chef Gary’s Gourmet Pies, JuneB’s famous G.F. treats, Sir Jim’s preserves & sauces, artisan baking, authentic European delicacies, local wines, honey. It’s all here at Selwyn’s original Farmers’ and Craft Market - genuine locally made gifts, home grown produce and a great family friendly atmosphere situated in the delightful country setting in the heart of Lincoln. Visit from Santa CHRISTMAS BAZAAR SATURDAY 18th NOV 10 AM TO 1 PM On the green beside Lincoln Library SHOP EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS WIDE SELECTION OF GENUINE HANDCRAFTED GIFTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! VISIT FROM SANTA + SPECIAL SANTA POSTBOX AND SEASONAL THEMED ACTIVITIES LIVE XMAS MUSIC from SELWYN YOUTH CHOIR Hot & Cold Food/Award Winning Produce/ Fresh Vegetables & Artisan baking Special Santa post box

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday November 15 2017 15 of students at school prize-giving •Mikayla Ramsay, Harrison Keesing, Freddie Gash, Nicole Ashby and Liam Barns – Harkerss Buses Prize. For students who have demonstrated commitment and dedication towards their personal academic achievement and upheld the RISE values at the school. Lions Citizenship Award for students who have best represented the school and district: •Katelyn Twiss – year 11. •Pip Prendergast – year 12. Special Awards: •Ian Bresler – Bank of New Zealand Citizenship. Awarded to a senior student who has contributed most as a citizen of the school 2017. •Emily Andrew – Ellesmere College Past Pupils Award. Being a role model in the college community. •Freddie Gash – The Gard’ner Cup. Awarded to Freddie, who has made a significant contribution to the life of the college. •Nicole Ashby – The Ellesmere Echo Trophy. For the student editor of the school magazine. •Jessica Carter – Year 13 Deans Award. Awarded to Jessica who has demonstrated leadership skills to benefit the school LEADERS: Board of trustees student representative Megan Dunlop (left), Teaghan Mower and Jessica Dunlop. community. •William Gash – Cartwright Service Award. Awarded to a student who has contributed in a very real way by giving service above and beyond what is normally expected. •Freddie Gash – The Hole Family Music Award. Contribution to school music. •Kate Inwood – Tracey Clark Memorial Trophy. For support and help of fellow students in 2017. •Kate Inwood – Ellesmere Camera Club Trophy. Awarded for excellence in photography. •Mark Christey – Ellesmere A & P Association and Miss Hay Scholarship. Awarded to a student who is intending to study agriculture or horticulture at Lincoln University who has an involvement with the Ellesmere A & P Association. •Jessica Carter – Ellesmere District Nursing Association Scholarship. Awarded to a student pursuing a career in health-related tertiary studies. •Neesha Imeson – The Selwyn Lions Scholarship Award. To a female student planning to study for a tertiary qualification in the field of science (including mathematics). •Emily Andrew – Ellesmere Lions Scholarship. Awarded to a student pursuing tertiary studies who has a record of service to others. •Mikayla Ramsey – Ellesmere Lions Scholarship. Awarded to a student pursuing tertiary studies who has a record of service to others. •Ella McClure, Jack Dudley – Selwyn District Council Scholarships. Awarded to students planning to pursue a course of study that benefits the wider community. •Ian Bresler, Emily Andrew – Puawaitai year 11-13. Given to students who have shown strength in their own identity through enthusiasm, encouragement and support of their whanau, school and peers. •Ella McClure, Jessica Carter – Otago University’s Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship to the value of $6000. •Freddie Gash – UC Emerging Leaders Scholarship worth $6000. •Freddie Gash – Canterbury University’s Lee & Judith Pownall Scholarship for geography and music. •Jak Mitchell – Victoria Achiever Scholarship, Victoria University of Wellington. The scholarship ensures that the educational opportunities offered by Victoria University are accessible to all students. The scholarship is valued at $5000. •Nicole Ashby – Victoria Excellence Scholarship, Victoria University. The purpose of the scholarship is to support high-achieving undergraduate students in their studies at Victoria University. The scholarship is valued at $5000. •Neesha Imeson – New Frontiers Scholarship Otago University worth $2500. •Katelyn Twiss – The Helen Crowhen Academic Cup. A student in year 11 with an excellent academic record and reflecting a positive attitude in school and study. •Iain Wright – United Building Society Academic Cup. A student in year 12 with an excellent academic record and reflecting a positive attitude to school and to study. •Jessica Dunlop – Wakelin Dux Artium. Presented to Jessica for excellence in the arts. •Jessica Carter – Knops Dux Ludorum. Presented to a student for excellence in all aspects of sport, performance, administration, officiating and coaching. Weddings &Races • Imported Hats & Fascinators • Mother of the Bride or Groom • Races • Bridesmaids & Ballgowns • Exclusive Labels • Shoes, Bags & Jewellery • Sizes 6-24 • Open 7 Days 363 Lincoln Road (Moorhouse Ave end) Christchurch Parking alongside the Railway line Ph (03) 374 5858 Your best Hat address PARK AVENUE Fashions Like us on facebook OPEN SUNDAY The Best Night in Town • 2x Courtesy Coach • Accommodation – 9 Brand new rooms! • Liquor Shop - Best Prices • Restaurant • 2x Function Areas • Board Room • Great Staff & Attitude • Live Music Every Saturday • TAB • Pokies • Housie from 7pm every Monday night • Great facilities for Xmas functions 3 Market St, Leeston Phone 03 324 4000 | Open 7 days