Highest Score to Ruhara from St. Brigid’s
Congratulations to Ruhara Mapabandara from St. Brigid's Primary School Kyogle! In the recently completed UNSW Mathematics Competition, Ruhara not only achieved a High Distinction but also recorded the highest score for a Year 2 student from NSW.
A fantastic achievement!!
The International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) are developed by Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) of the University of New South Wales, and are currently conducted annually across Australia and in 12 other countries. There are over 1.5 million entries annually worldwide.
The Competitions are for students from Years 2 to 12, and assesses their academic ability in aspects of Mathematics, Science, English, Writing, Computer Skills and Spelling.
Later in November, Ruhara and her parents will travel to Sydney for a special Awards Presentation where she will be presented with an ICAS medal acknowledging her outstanding achievement.
"Our whole school community are so proud and so thrilled for Ruhara. It is true recognition of the way in which Ruhara approaches all of her learning. We look forward to seeing her medal when she returns following the presentation ceremony" said Tony Hunter, principal of St Brigid's Primary School.