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VCE Results 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

From the Principal:

I would like to congratulate all of our Trinity Grammar, Kew students on their achievements this year. Despite disruptions, they can be proud of the extraordinary results that indicate their commitment to their studies and schooling. These results are among our school’s best ever and reflect impressive work ethic and perseverance.

Duces William Browning and Andrew Lim achieved perfect ATARs of 99.95, and a total of 21 students scored ATARs of 99 and above, placing them in the top 1% of all students in the country. Impressively, 49% of all students achieved ATARs over 90.

A total of eleven perfect scores of 50 were achieved across a range of subjects.

By their nature, Trinity students are aspirational. Many will have reached or exceeded their goals, while some will undoubtedly be disappointed. Nonetheless, all have achieved and will be able to move towards further learning and careers with the knowledge that they are very well prepared.

Congratulations to all teaching and support staff who have ensured our students have been looked after and have been able to develop amidst the challenges of 2020. The partnerships between school and families was strengthened further during a year that could have threatened them. Regardless of their ATAR number, we can all be proud of the young men who have emerged during their Trinity years and now go out into the world with opportunity to apply all of their learning.

Adrian Farrer
Principal

Highlights:

  • Duces: William Browning and Andrew Lim both achieved 99.95
  • 21 boys (12%) achieved 99 or above
  • 86 boys (49%) achieved 90 or above
  • Median ATAR: 88.95
  • Median Study Score: 36*
  • Scores above 40: 24%
  • 11 perfect study scores of 50 across a range of subjects

Outstanding VCE Results

An impressive 21 boys achieved ATARs of 99.00 or above, placing them in the top 1% of the State, including:

William BrowningAndrew LimRishov Doloi
Jack StewartHenry BrownHarry Osmond
Peter KarapalidisLeo LiNaish Farrell
Edward SpinkCalvin BlairTerry Gu
Oscar PanLachlan WongJoe Chen
Stephen MackBen WuDaniel Sevo
Anthony TasconeHarrison ButlerBlake Yu

86 boys (49%) achieved an ATAR of over 90.00, and the Median ATAR was 88.95. The Median Study Score was 36*.

Eleven students achieved a perfect score of 50 across a range of subjects, including Accounting, Economics, English, Further Mathematics, Geography, Mathematical Methods, Physics and Product Design and Technology.

Accounting

Harry Osmond
Henry Brown

Economics

Edward Spink
Jack Stewart

English

William Browning

Further Mathematics

Dylan Andrews

Mathematical Methods

Carlos Kosako
Larry Pang

Physics

Peter Karapalidis

*Median is inclusive of all Coordinate Program students

2020 School Duces

William Browning – ATAR of 99.95

William commenced his Trinity education in 2013 in Year 5. As well as an outstanding scholar, he is a talented young man with a broad range of interests. During his time at the school William was a member and sectional leader of many bands, ensembles and choirs. An avid debater, this year William was appointed Captain of Debating and Public Speaking. He approached this role with enthusiasm and commitment, and was an excellent mentor to students in the younger years. William was awarded the Bunting Oration for Public Speaking in 2020 and was a State Finalist in the “Lions Youth of the Year”.

A fine contributor to our sporting program, William was a keen kayaker and played basketball throughout his time at the school.

William was appointed a School Prefect for his Year 12 year and he received Triple School Colours in recognition of his breadth of involvement across the cocurricular program.

In 2020, William was awarded The R M Begg Prize for English, the Prize for Psychology and a Prize for Distinctions and Merits.

Andrew Lim – ATAR of 99.95

Andrew started at Trinity Grammar in 2008 in Grade Prep. He is an accomplished public speaker, gifted musician as well as an expectational scholar. This year, Andrew was appointed Co-captain of Academic Studies. A strong advocate for student empowerment and cross-age mentoring, Andrew helped institute a number of clubs and societies for all students, developed a student magazine and initiated an extensive series of student-led VCE workshops. He was a member of many orchestras, ensembles and choirs during his time at the School.

Andrew was a member of the 2020 Lawn Bowls Premiership team and during winter he represented our school in Fencing.

Andrew was appointed a School Prefect for his final year and received Triple School Colours.

At Presentation Night this year, Andrew received the J K Merritt Prize for the Dux of Mathematics and Science, The R M Begg Prize for English, the Prize for Latin and a Prize for Distinctions and Merits.