HSC studentsshine at St John’s

BRADLEY Wakefieldfrom Meroo Meadow scored the top ATAR for St John The Evangelist Catholic HighSchool with a score of 98.25.
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He also scoredfive band 6 results, missing out in only one of his six subjects.

On top of that hewas also the school captain for the year.

“I just wanted toget above 95, so I’m happy with my results.

“I have enjoyedthe year, but it was a bit stressful at times because I was also the schoolcaptain.

“When it came tostudy, I just put my head down,” he said.

Next year Bradleywill begin a degree in mathematics at the University of Wollongong.

“I’m not surewhat career I’m going to get into but it will probably be something in thefield of maths.

“My advice tonext year’s students is to be organised,” he said.

Matthew Clarkfrom Cambewarra scored an ATAR of 90.65, and achieved a band six in music.

He plans to studymedical radiation physics at the University of Wollongong and is aiming for acareer in oncology.

“I didn’t getstressed out about the exams but I had to have good music playing in the background, the key is to get good music,” he said.

“I also thinkit’s a good idea to start studying early and make sure you know everything inthe course, learn exactly what you have to learn.”

Fellow St Johnstudent Kyle Gauci scored an ATAR of 90.1 and achieved a band 6 in religionstudies.

“I set my self aminimum of 90 and I was happy I got that,” he said.

“I already hadearly entry into law at University of Wollongong and that took a bit ofpressure off the exam.

“With early entrythere was always the temptation of packing it in and not worrying about theexams, but after 13 years of school I wanted to finish the job off,” he said.

Overall theschool had 32 band 6’s and 184 band 5’s with scores in 18 subjects above thestate average.

DONE AND DUSTED: Students St John The Evangelist Catholic High School Matthew Clark, Kyle Gauci, Bradley Wakefield and Des Bahnert are happy with their HSC results.

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