Duke of Ed Gold!

Three Haileybury students were awarded their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards at a special ceremony held at Government House.

The Gold Award takes a minimum of 18 months to complete and is comprised of four sections: Service, Skill, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey. Gold Award participants must also complete a Residential Project.

Samuel Caccavo
ServiceLeader (drama department)
Physical RecreationPersonal fitness program
SkillLanguage (Italian)
ExpeditionNavsori Highlands/Yasawa Islands
Residential ProjectFiji School Project
Annika Pest
ServiceVolunteer (Early Learning Centre)
Physical RecreationFitness training
SkillMusic (Piano)
ExpeditionKokoda Trail
Residential ProjectCommunity project
Talia Yates
ServiceService to other people (play in a community band)
Physical RecreationGym/personal programs (keep fit)
SkillMusic (bass guitar)
ExpeditionCultural trip (USA music tour)
Residential ProjectMusic camp

The ceremony was attended by His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO who presented the awardees with their medals and certificates. Also in attendance was the Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC.

Congratulations to Sam, Annika and Talia on their incredible achievement. These students have shown tremendous dedication to both their Award tasks and their VCE study.