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22 April, 2021

Trinity Anglican School High Flyers

Two Trinity Anglican School graduates joined the list of next generation high flyers with the release of the 2020 QCE Achievement Award Winners.

By Peter McCullagh

Alexandra Hope and Victor Huang were recognised on Thursday by the Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority.

Education Minister Grace Grace congratulated Queensland’s latest batch of highest achieving school leavers from 2020, including the 38 students who receive a QCE outstanding academic achievements.

“These graduates are among our brightest young minds and are set to become tomorrow’s software engineers, surgeons, data scientists, and medical researchers,” she said.

“I’m especially proud of these resilient young people from the Class of 2020, who were the first full Prep cohort, the first Year 7s at high school, and the first to switch to our new senior assessment and tertiary entrance system – and then had to navigate COVID-19.”

The class of 2020 was the first to graduate in the new QCE system which had introduced new syllabuses, external exams and the ATAR.

Lexi Hope is currently studying Medicine at Griffith University. Her career goal is to work in pediatric medicine.

Lexi was TAS School Captain along with Academic Captain in 2020.

Victor is currently studying a double degree in Engineering and Mathematics at University of Queensland.

TAS Principal Paul Sjogren was pleased with the announcement.

"Only a handful of schools in QLD have two or more students who achieved this award, only TAS is located outside of Southeast QLD, and we are very proud of this. 

Being ranked equal 3rd in the state is an outstanding achievement and a testament to our Staff, students and families," he said.

Both students were described a being extremely focused with clear goals. Their results were not surprising.

Deputy Principal and Director of Teaching and Learning for TAS, Tim Manea paid tribute to the incredibly gifted students and dedicated teaching team at TAS.

"These significant results are a testament to the outstanding work ethic and commitment of both the students and the staff at Trinity Anglican School. 

 "All members of the TAS community are proud of the achievements of Lexi and Victor and they showcase the amazing culture of learning that exists at Trinity Anglican School."

Both Lexi and Victor were awarded a trophy, $1000, and will be formally recognized at the QCE Achievement Awards Ceremony.

You can view the full results here: Profiles of all Award Winners.

Alexandra Hope — Trinity Anglican School

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