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26 November, 2021

Malanda High recognises successful year for students

MALANDA State High School wrapped up their latest year of schooling in recent weeks holding their annual presentation events.


Senior Dux – Sahara Gobius.

The presentations were run over two separate events for the junior and senior students on Wednesday 17 November. 

“Our ceremonies are quite unique in that the events are totally run by student leaders,” principal Gary Toshach said. 

“As always, the 2021 ceremonies were conducted with precision and professionalism.” 

A total of 83 students were recognised for their cultural achievements or service to the school and wider community, 96 students for academic excellence and 24 senior students were acknowledged as being the highest achievers across 12 subjects. 

Junior Dux – Jessica Neal.
Consistent Performer – Lauren Hyde.

A further 34 special awards were announced with winners coming from all year levels - Lauren Hyde was revealed as consistent performer while Teesha Potts secured senior sportsperson. 

Both presentation ceremonies culminated in the announcement of the junior and senior Dux’s, going to Jessica Neal and Sahara Gobius respectfully – Sahara has won the award for outstanding student in all six years she has attended Malanda.

“Malanda SHS is very lucky and proud to be part of the community in which we work and live,” Mr Toshach said. 

“The level of support and sponsorship for these awards each year from local businesses never fails to amaze me.” 

To end off 2021, Malanda held their formal on Friday 17 November.

Senior Dux – Sahara Gobius.
Senior Sportsperson – Teesha Potts.

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