Student achievement

Student achievement is the core focus of William Colenso College. We provide a wide range of opportunities for students to achieve success in the academic, sporting and cultural fields.

We are very proud of what our students accomplish, and in this section we will share some of their stories.


Savanna Hiha
  • Dux – Centennial Cup
  • Outstanding Effort: Level 3 Health Sciences, Level 2 Chemistry
  • Outstanding Achievement: Level 3 Health Sciences, Level 3 Calculus, Level 2 English, Senior Dance
  • Outstanding Service: Debating, Writer for He Ngakau Hou, Dance
  • McKelvie Cup for Year 12 All Round Excellence
  • Petersen Family Cup for Year 12 Academic Excellence
  • U3A HB Speech Competition Winner 2014
  • Academic Honours Award: 2013 Level 1 Excellence Endorsement, 2014 Level 2 Merit Endorsement, 2015 Level 2 Excellence Endorsement
  • Head Leader 2016
Bobbette Beauchmap
  • Proxime Accessit-Cup donated by Roy and Priscilla Peach
  • Outstanding Effort: Level 3 Art Principals Award
  • Academic Honours Awards:  2013 Level 1 Merit Endorsement
  • Head Girl 2015
Carwen Jones
  • Outstanding Effort: Level 2 Biology, Level 3 Film, Level 2 English
  • Outstanding Service: Debating, Public Speaking, Writer for He Ngakau Hou
  • Helen Yensen Award for Excellence in Journalism, Presented by Sally Crown/Councillor Maxine Boag He Ngakau Hou Newspaper
  • Matthews Cup for Outstanding Service to the School
  • U3A HB Speech Competition Winner 2015
  • Academic Honours Award: 2014 Level 1 Merit Endorsement, 2015 Level 2 Merit Endorsement
Jesse Rahui
  • Te Manutaki Trophy Maori Leadership Award