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Presentation Night Special Awards

23/07/2014

Presentation Night Special Award Forms are now available and completed forms need to be returned to the main office by Friday 29th August.

The awards available are: 

  • Caltex All-Rounder (Year 12)

  • Citizenship Awards (Years 7-12)

  • Cultural Awards (Years 7-12)

  • Outstanding Achievement ESL student (Years 11-12)

  • Helen Lillistone Arts Bursary (Year 11) 

  • Bob Pike Award for Excellence in Information Technology (Years 7-12)

  • CIS Award (Years 7-12)

  • Junior Secondary All-Rounder (Years 7-9)

  • Public Speaking (Years 7-12)

  • Outstanding Achievement in Vocational Education (Year 12)

Criteria for special awards

Caltex Best All Rounder Award

The award is open to all students who are completing Year 12 at Cleveland District High School.

  • Sport - a student who, whilst not perhaps a champion, has represented the school with merit in a number of sports.

  • Academic - General all round scholastic achievement.

  • Citizenship – Student involvement in student council and/or community service eg. - help to younger students, doorknocks, Indigenous services, representing the school at public functions, community service 

  • Cultural – Multicultural and /or contribution to Internationalisation, Debating, Public Speaking, Tournament of the Minds, contribution to the Creative Arts e.g. Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, Film and New Media, dance, music, Drama

  • Excellent conduct and sets an example to other students

  • Both students and Staff may nominate students from the Year 12 body who they feel would be eligible for consideration.

  • Recipient receives a medallion, a Certificate and a $100.00.

Outstanding Representative in Public Speaking Award

This award is open to the student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to public speaking representing Cleveland District High School during the year.

Bob Pike Award for Excellence in Information Technology

The student has demonstrated a high level of ability in using Information Technology in ANY school subject.

Shows a willingness to share skills and knowledge with others and by personal effort to promote Information Technology.

Award for Outstanding Achievement in Vocational Education

A high level of commitment and competence in the workplace.  (This can be in a School-based Apprenticeship or Traineeship, part-time work or work experience.)

A creditable performance in vocational education within the school or at TAFE.  (It is expected that the student will have obtained a minimum of two High Achievements or two teacher commendations in subjects containing VET.)

Citizen Awards

1. Outstanding Citizenship Award:   Medallion, Certificate and $100

For the student who demonstrated outstanding effort and personal qualities in contributing to the betterment of the school community as a whole.

Meets all criteria (listed below) for Excellence in Citizenship Award.

2. Excellence in Citizenship Award:  Medallion and Certificate

Must meet criterion a) and at least two of b), c) or d).

a) Strives at all times to exhibit courtesy and regard for others in the school and the community; attempts to contribute positively to improving the school as well as self;  acts as an acceptable role model at all times.

b) Volunteered and assisted regularly at a variety of school activities.

c) Initiated and/or participated in a project of benefit to the school as a whole, in a dedicated fashion.

d) Proved reliable and committed in carrying out co-curricular responsibilities which involved expending a great deal of time and effort.

3. Merit in Citizenship Award:  Certificate

Must meet criterion a) and at least one other, b), c) or d).

a) Strives at all times to exhibit courtesy and regard for others in the school and the community; attempts to contribute positively to improving the school as well as self;  acts as an acceptable role model at all times.

b) Volunteered and assisted regularly at a variety of school activities.

c) Participated in a reliable way in a project of benefit to the school as a whole

d) Proved reliable in carrying out co-curricular activities which involved expending considerable time and effort.

Cultural Awards

1. Outstanding Cultural Achievement:   Medallion and Certificate and $100.00

Must meet all criteria listed below. 

a) Strives at all times to achieve mastery of the art form by showing dedication, courtesy, co-operation at the highest standard of self-discipline; acts as an acceptable role model at all times.

b) Shows outstanding ability in the art form both in class work and in competitions, eisteddfods, and/or other cultural events.

c) Shows a willingness to share skills and knowledge with others and by personal effort to promote the art form.

d) Shows by regularly volunteering services in a variety of activities a desire to promote the cultural life of the school.

2. Cultural Excellence Award:   Medallion and Certificate

Must meet criterion a) and at least two others of  b), c) or d).

a) Strives at all times to achieve excellence in the art form through demonstrating qualities of dedication, courtesy, co-operation and self discipline;  acts as an acceptable role model at all times.

b) Has achieved excellence in the art form both in class work and competitions, eisteddfods and/or other cultural events.

c) Shows a willingness to share skills and knowledge with others and by personal effort to promote the art form.

d) Shows by regularly volunteering services in a variety of activities a desire to promote the cultural life of the school.

3. Cultural Merit Award:   Certificate

Must meet criterion a) and one other of b), c) or d).

a) Strives at all times to achieve excellence in the art form through demonstrating qualities of dedication, courtesy, co-operation and self discipline; acts as an acceptable role model at all times.

b) Has shown dedication to the pursuit of excellence in the art form, both in the classroom and in co-curricular activities.

c) Acted willingly and responsibly, on a regular basis, to assist in an area of school life; volunteered and assisted readily at a variety of cultural activities.

d) Has competently represented the school in a cultural area of activity.

Bowman Award

This award is sponsored by Andrew Laming MHR

  • Open to all Year 12 students
  • Consistently makes an effort to improve all school based performances in Sport and Academic achievement
  • Contributes to the broader community outside of school e.g. voluntary work
  • Staff nomination

The Council of International Students (CIS) International Student Award 2014

The CIS International Award is a mechanism for recognising students in CIS member International schools.  This Award recognises the contributions to school and community improvement made by students in CIS Member schools.

Outstanding Achievement (English Second Language) ESL Student

Sponsored by the University of the Third Age

This award is open to all students who have an ESL background. He/She will be achieving well in a range of subjects and doing the best he/she can do. The student must be studying at Cleveland District State High School fulltime i.e. cannot be an exchange student who is here for three-six months.

Year 10 Bursary

Sponsored by Bojangles Wholesale

The Award is open to all Year 10 students who are continuing on to Year 11 at Cleveland District State  High.

  • Excellent Conduct. Sets an example to other students.
  • Strives to do his/her best in all subjects.
  • Shows respect for teachers and other students.
  • Is motivated and has a good attitude.
  • Would benefit from some financial assistance to complete Year 11 and 12 studies
  • Staff nominate students from Year 10.

Helen Lillistone Annual Arts Bursary

In recognition of her career as an Art Teacher and her love of the Arts in general, an annual Bursary has been established in her honour – to be awarded to a Creative Arts student from Cleveland District State High School who excels in one or more fields of the Arts, has strong literary skills and intends to pursue a career in the Creative Arts.  The Bursary will be awarded to a Year 11 student to assist with the expenses for Tutoring or Masterclass opportunities and or purchase of books, equipment, theatre/concert performances. 

Junior Secondary All Rounder Award 2014

The award is open to all students who are completing Year 7, 8 or 9 at Cleveland District High School who demonstrate excellence in:

  • Sport - a student who, whilst not perhaps a champion, has represented the school with merit in a number of sports.
  • Academic - General all round scholastic achievement.
  • Citizenship – Student involvement in student council and/or community service eg. - help to younger students, doorknocks, Indigenous services, representing the school at public functions, community service 
  • Cultural – Multicultural and /or contribution to Internationalisation, Debating, Public Speaking, Tournament of the Minds, contribution to the Creative Arts e.g. Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, Film and New Media, dance, music, Drama
  • Excellent conduct and sets an example to other students
  • Both students and Staff may nominate students from the Year 7, 8 or 9 body who they feel would be eligible for consideration.
  • Recipient receives a medallion and a Certificate.