- Zach Margis is Geelong Grammar School’s Dux for 2022. Zach achieved an IB score of 43, which equates to an ATAR of 99.45.
- Zarli Dickinson, Lucy McCamley and Bill Nixon are proxime accesserunt of the Class of 2022, each achieving an IB score of 42, which equates to an ATAR of 99.10.
- Lachie Eliau is the School’s top VCE performer, achieving an ATAR of 98.5, with Caitie Remen – one of our 2022 School Captains – achieving an ATAR of 97.8.
- There were two perfect VCE subject scores of 50, achieved by Daisy Turnbull in English and Henry Crutchfield in Biology, to go with 40 perfect subject scores of 7 among our IB cohort; 18 of our 41 IB students record at least one 7.
- Our median IB score is 35, which converts to a median ATAR of 92.6.
- Our combined IB/ VCE median ATAR is 81.32.
Zach, from Caulfield North, joined the School in Year 9 at Timbertop before joining Perry House upon arrival at Corio Campus in Year 10. Zach represented the School in football and tennis, and earned distinctions in Chemistry (HL), Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches (SL) and Sports, Exercise & Health Science (SL) in 2022. He credits the dedication of the teaching staff at GGS for helping him and his classmates reach their full potential. “Such commitment is demonstrated by the additional teaching opportunities that the students experience every day from teachers committing time outside their usual scheduled hours to organise special educational events which help inspire us to learn,” Zach said. He plans to study biomedicine at The University of Melbourne.
Zarli, from Benowa on the Gold Coast, joined the School in Year 9 at Timbertop. A House Prefect in The Hermitage, Zarli excelled in a wide variety of disciplines at GGS, from coxing the Girls’ 1st VIII in rowing to winning the Cuthbertson, Sanderson and Isabel Henderson Prize for her essay titled “Interdependence”. Zarli was heavily involved in debating and public speaking during her time in Senior School, winning the Lara Lions Club Youth of the Year Award for public speaking, and also earned her silver award as part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme in 2022.
Bill, from Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast, joined the School in Year 9 at Timbertop. A House Prefect in Perry, Bill represented the School in rowing, rugby and swimming during his time at Corio Campus. He excelled in the classroom, earning distinctions in Chemistry (SL) and English: Language and Literature (HL) in 2022.
Lucy, from Gisborne, joined the School in Year 9 at Timbertop before joining The Hermitage House upon arrival at Corio Campus. Lucy earned distinctions in Economics (HL), Mathematics: Analysis & Approaches (SL) and Spanish ab initio (SL). Lucy represented the School in hockey, rowing, sailing and swimming, receiving Half Colours for the latter.
Lachie, from Toorak, joined the School in Perry House midway through a COVID-interrupted 2020. Lachie won the Accounting Prize in 2022 and received distinctions in English, Further Mathemetics and Specialist Mathematics. Lachie represented the School in cricket, football and cross country, leading Perry to victory in the 2022 House Cross Country competition.
Caitie, from Vaucluse in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, joined the School at Timbertop in Year 9 before spending her Senior School years in Elisabeth Murdoch House. Caitie, along with Harry Roe, led GGS in 2022 as our School Captains. Caitie juggled her duties with aplomb, earning a variety of academic awards in 2022 (Global Politics, Literature, Mathematics) whilst representing the School in debating, football and netball, as well at a variety of events throughout the year in her capacity as School Captain.