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Local Students Shine in 2021 HSC

The students who have obtained first place in a 2021 Higher School Certificate course have now been acknowledged for the outstanding academic achievement, with three students being recognised from the St George area.

Local students recognised include:

Roaa Ahmed – Arabic Extension – Beverly Hills Girls High School

Corina Choy – Mathematics Standard 1 Examination – Bethany College

Jovanka Lim – Indonesian and Literature – Bethany College/NSW School of Languages

Member for Oatley, Mark Coure, was excited to see the outstanding results achieved by students across the St George region, particularly considering the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our community.

“Our local schools were subject to tightened COVID-19 restrictions during the Delta outbreak, yet all of our students have rose to the occasion and achieved incredible results,” Mr Coure said.

“Congratulations in particular to Roaa, Corina and Jovanka. Your results are a testament to your ongoing hard work and commitment over many years and you should be immensely proud of everything that you have achieved.”

Premier, Dominic Perrottet, congratulated students on the outstanding results achieved, despite two very challenging years.

“To top the State in a HSC course is an incredible achievement at the best of times and to do so today highlights even more so the grit, dedication and talent of the students being recognised,” Premier Perrottet said.

“Congratulations to all the exceptional young people who have achieved First in Course for the 2021 HSC. You should be very proud of your efforts.”

About 76,000 HSC students who sat at least one exam in 2021 have now received their results by SMS, email and online.

Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell, said 149 certificates were presented to 139 students, with 9 topping more than one course.

“Combined with their abilities and skills, First in Course recipients have shown what can be achieved when there is a real commitment to learning, a quality which will hold them in good stead for the future,” Minister Mitchell said.

“As always, my thanks goes to the experienced and dedicated NSW teachers who, along with family and friends, have supported and encouraged these young people to achieve at the top of their class.”

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