Seven young Greek Australians were honoured as part of the Premier’s VCE Awards in Victoria. The ceremony was postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions, however the list published on Victoria’s Education Ministry shed light on the achievements of the
state’s high achievers.
There were a total of 307 awards given in 95 VCE subjects, with the Top All-Round VCE High Achiever Award was offered to 28 students, those who gathered a score of at least 46 (out of 50).
Among the top scorers was Dean Damevski (Konstandinos Makantassis) from Kew High School, who was also School Captain at 2019 and received a separate award for hi success in Legal Studies.
Other Greeks who received Study Awards included the following:
Alexander Karalis (Xavier College) in Classical Greek
Christina Vakkas (Melbourne Girls’ Grammar) in Classical Studies
Anna Pantazis (Loreto Mandeville Hall) in English
Artemis Moschoudi (Oakleigh Grammar) in Modern Greek
Michael Kantounatakis (Brighton Grammar School) in History Revolutions
Starshi Despotellis (Billanook College) in Music Performance (VCE VET)