Farewell to Year 12

Citizenship award winners Monica Pascoe and Nicole Morrison.
Citizenship award winners Monica Pascoe and Nicole Morrison.

Forbes High School, along with family and friends said farewell to Year 12 on Friday 23 September, wishing them all the best of luck in their HSC and in their future.

The Friday morning assembly provided the opportunity for Year 12 students to be recognised for their achievements, with major awards being presented.

Major awards on the day were presented and awarded to the following Year 12 students; Sally Downie - Dux of Year 12, Emily Godden - Blue & Gold Citizenship, Monica Pascoe - P&C Presentation to representative students, Oliver Carlisle – Carmel Hodges Memorial Humanitarian Award, Madeline Dukes – Reuben F Scarf Award, Jake Ellison - Louise Stephenson Award, Monica Pascoe – Caltex Best All Rounder, Monica Pascoe and Nicole Morrison - Citizenship Awards, Morgan Penman - TVET Animal Studies Award, Grace Quigley - TVET Early Childhood Award, Quintin Hapgood - TVET Information Technology Award and Jacob Beard - TVET Certificate III Media Studies, VET student of the Year Sally Downie.

Along with Year 12 providing a gift to the school, a special moment was shared with the school community, with a multimedia presentation put together by outgoing School Captain Emily Godden highlighting the amazing journey the 2016 Year 12 cohort have undertaken at Forbes High School.

The assembly also marked  the special contribution made by fellow School Captain Oliver Carlisle for his enormous  efforts at Forbes High School. Oliver died tragically in a car accident on Saturday, July 30. 

At the time principal Charles Dwyer described Oliver as a “charismatic character who had a great sense of humour, who would be remembered for his contribution as a respected school leader.”

Mr Dwyer announced the school captains for 2017. The girls’ captain is Isobelle Herbert while Nicholas Mulligan was named boys’ captain.

The last disco for Year 12 was also held last week. The theme was Rio and the award winners were Erin Turner (lucky door prize), Maddy Dukes (best dressed), Quintin Hapgood (dance off) and Grace Quigley (limbo).