St Luke’s Anglican School graduate named one of the nation’s best!

Caltexallrounder Article

St Luke’s Anglican School announced Year 12 student Jaren Peterson as the school’s recipient of the 2015 Caltex Best All Rounder Award, one of Australia’s most prestigious secondary school prizes.

Jaren joins a select group of secondary students around Australia who have received a Caltex Best All Rounder Award for excellence in their studies, on the sportsfield and for their work in the community.

Jaren was presented the award for his achievements:

  • 2015 Academic Captain
  • Academic Full Colours
  • Service to the School and Community Organisations
  • St Luke’s Medal - recognises the achievements and efforts of students from Years 8 to 12, who have given
  • of their utmost in many areas of school life. In order to select the recipients, the School looked at students who made significant contributions in the academic, co-curricular and pastoral life of the School.
  • Subject Award in Mathematics C
  • Mayor’s Medal – awarded to a Senior male student who exemplifies to the School community the characteristics of the good citizen.
  • Concert Band, Stage Band, Senior Brass Ensemble and Orchestra Senior Member
  • Cricket, Cross Country and School Sporting Teams

St Luke’s Anglican School Principal Mr Martin Oates said Jaren was a worthy recipient of the nationally-recognised award.

“The award recognises Jaren’s contribution across a number of disciplines – he has been a wonderful asset to our school and the wider community, setting a terrific example for others to follow,” Mr Oates said.

Caltex Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Julian Segal said the local fuel supplier was proud to have recognised generations of students like Jaren since the awards began in 1985.

“I congratulate Jaren and wish him well as he moves into the next phase of his life,” Mr Segal said.

“Jaren joins an exclusive list of Caltex Best All Rounders to have been recognised over the past three decades.”

The Caltex Best All Rounder Award has been presented to thousands of final-year students around the country across its 30-year history.

Caltex seeks to acknowledge the all-round contribution that each student makes to their schools and communities, their leadership abilities and the good example they set for others.

Past winners include children’s show actor Emma Watkins (the current ‘Yellow Wiggle’) from The McDonald College in Sydney, and frisbee world-champion Adrian Gepp (PhD) from Faith Lutheran College in Tanunda, South Australia.

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