A FAREWELL MESSAGE TO OUR YEAR 12S
To the Graduating Class of 2019, on behalf of your teachers, staff and students of Merici College….congratulations! We would like to thank two wonderful young women who have led the College. Thank you Malia Harrison and Olivia Miles for your enthusiasm for life and vision for the future. You have been great ambassadors. Well done and congratulations. Thank you also to our 2019 Captains. We have valued your generous spirit and the gusto you have instilled in your teams and Houses.
So today, we take this opportunity to give thanks for the Class of 2019 and for the many talents they have brought to our school community.
During the assembly we acknowledged the commitment that our senior students have shown towards the Christian Service Program. We congratulate the students in Year 11 and 12 who received Christian Service Learning Program awards for 50 hours (Blue Angel Award), 100 hours (Red Angel Award) and 150 hours (Gold Angel Award) of completed Christian Service. Special congratulations are extended to Malia Harrison who was presented with the St Angela Merici Award. To be considered for this award, a student must have achieved a combined total of 150 points across 2 categories – from the following 4 areas of the College; Sport, Co-curricular, Cultural and Academic, in addition to their Gold Angel Award of 150 hours of Christian Service. The recipient must also have attended all major Liturgical events and community days.
The assembly also included the presentation of the College Cup. The College Cup is awarded to the House with the leading points after the following is added for each House:
- Christian Service hours
- Academic awards – Distinction, High Distinction Awards
- Cultural points
- Sport points
- Attendance throughout the year, for example: at Masses, retreats, Swimming and Athletics Carnivals
- Whole school fundraising: Can Line, Project Compassion
- BPA – Behaviour Point Average which is based on the personal profile section of the reports
We congratulate Ningil House as the 2019 winner of the College Cup.
In concluding the assembly, the Year 12 students processed out of the assembly proudly singing the school song.