CPS students recognised for a range of achievements

The Cobar Weekly awards for General Knowledge were presented to Maddison Chaplin, Ann-Maree Grentell and Riley Urquhart at Cobar Public School’s presentation day last Tuesday. Photo contributed

Cobar Public School held their end of school year presentations last Tuesday at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club.

The CPS Academic Excellence Award recipients for 2017 were Jamelia Barnes and Angus McMurtrie.

The Cobar High School award for diligence and sustained effort went to Bobbie Ohlsen and Tristan Bliss.

Ebony Aumua won the Chloe Martin Memorial All Rounder award, Clancy Dunne collected the Kathleen Miles Citizenship award and Maramanui Mackenzie received the School Fellowship award.

In addition to class awards, special award for achievement in mathematics, computer literacy, science, design and artistic presentation, school community, general knowledge, research, English, performing arts, school citizenship, PD/PE/Health, environmental awareness, cultural understanding, library awards, creative and practical arts, arts/drama/dance, public speaking and debating, attendance and positive behaviour were also presented.

Sporting awards acknowledging the school’s swimming, athletics, cross country champions and awards for sportsmanship were also presented.

The winners of the school’s perpetual sporting awards were: Dakota Connolly, who was named the school’s Sports Person of the Year; Jack Brettell who won the Robinson Family Award for Excellence in Sporting Achievement; and Nicholas Reschke who received the NSW Premier’s Sporting Challenge Award for overall contribution to school sport.