Congratulations to those who have received their Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) results.
Completion of secondary education is a significant milestone and achievement, and one that should be acknowledged and celebrated.
If you haven't received the result you had hoped for there are many other pathways available that will still enable you to reach your goal.
Completing your VCE or VCAL is an achievement that all students should be proud of, regardless of the result. An ATAR score won't define your life, it's what you do with it from here that counts.
An outstanding achievement for the Lowan electorate are two local schools being the Dimboola Memorial Secondary College and the Casterton Secondary College who were amongst the top nine performing schools for VCE results across the state.
I would particularly like to congratulate Sam Polack from Dimboola Memorial Secondary College who has achieved the highest ATAR in the Lowan electorate with a score of 99.25.
I also congratulate all local dux of 2017:
Stephanie Milton of Casterton Secondary College
Madeleine Bradbeer of The Hamilton and Alexandra College
Lauren Kerber of Nhill College
Lotte Reiter of Horsham College
Jayden McQueen of Murtoa College
Cameron Webb of Monivae College
Rachael Ferluga of Edenhope College
Jordan Smith of Goroke P-12 College
Trent King of Warracknabeal Secondary College
Sinead Kuchel of Kaniva College
Alexander Vaughan of Balmoral K-12 Community College
Ethan Jolley of St Brigid's College
Kurt Peters of Good Shepherd College
Scott Nippress of Baimbridge College
I'm sure that our local students all have a very bright future ahead of them. Thank you to all our teachers, schools, families and employers that have supported our local students on their school journey.