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Kildare College student on recipient list for Governor of South Australia Commendation 2021


Kildare College student Caitlin Anchor has been awarded a Governor of South Australia Commendation – Excellence Award 2021.

Caitlin was no exception to the thousands of other students across South Australia who were eagerly awaiting their results today. Achieving a University Entrance Score of 99.85, Caitlin was also announced as the DUX of Kildare College.

Prior to this, Caitlin had also won the title of Dux of Subject for each of the five subjects she completed this year.

Tina Neate, Princpal, said “We are exceptionally proud of Caitlin and her achievements this year. This just adds an extra level of excitement to already fabulous results”. Tina also went on to say, “this year’s cohort has demonstrated a determined dedication to their learning through resilience, courage and a strong commitment to achieving success. Our students are to be highly commended for their efforts across all subject areas”.

During her time at the College, Caitlin was a Peer Support Leaver and a College Tour Guide, touring prospective families around the College. She was an active member of the Living Justice Group, always acting with integrity and grace to become an agent of change. She was also an active participant in a range of extracurricular activities, including the Arts Showcase, Schols Music Festival, Strings Program, Resource Centre Volunteer and Premiers Reading Challenge.

Caitlin was one of 30 recipients of these awards in the State, and one of 11 from a Catholic School.

Strength and Gentleness