Winter Newsletter 2014 - page 1

GCSE AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES PRESENTATION EVENING
Wednesday 19th November, over 200 people turned up to
watch GTS annual presentation and awards evening for last
year’s Year 11 students. It was a lovely evening celebrating
this year group’s successes and it was a great opportunity to
catch up with everyone to see what they are doing now.
Congratulations go to the following students who received
these special awards:-
LISA ROKER AWARD— Alex Hornsby
(given for caring service, personality and willingness to give
time)
Presented by Tracey Amos on behalf of Mr & Mrs Roker
DARTINGTON AWARD - Charlotte Evans
(given for academic excellence)
Presented by Mrs Jacqui Whiteman on behalf of Dartington
Crystal
H.M. THE QUEEN’S GOLDEN JUBILEE “ICEBERG” AWARD
Bradley Smith
(given for contribution to Music and time given in the school
community)
Presented by Mrs Toni Batty on behalf of Great Torrington
Almshouse, Town Lands and Poors Charities
DALZELL AWARD FOR HUMANITIES
Sara Jane Vanstone
(given for excellence in Humanities)
Presented by Mrs Natalia Moores
HEAD OF YEAR AWARD
Discovery—Chloe Higgins
Endeavour—Elizabeth Ward
Endurance—Tara Eadie
Resolution—Gabriel Rands Silva
Presented by Heads of House
DAYLIN BROWN AWARD
Max Johnson
(given for being a role model and achieving success despite
finding academic journey a challenge)
Presented by Miss Vicki McCarthy
GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Sara Jane Vanstone
(given for being an outstanding leader within the school
community)
Presented by Tracey Amos
Tracey Amos said, “
I
think as a cohort you
did incredibly well as
individuals, but when
you pull all of you
together as a year
group, you blew all
the school records
out of the water.”
“We have never
seen a year
group do as
well as you did
in your GCSEs.
Congratulations
to all of you.”
GTS ARE ABOVE
COUNTY &
NATIONAL
AVERAGES. WE
ARE ONE OF THE
COUNTYS TOP
PERFORMING
SCHOOLS.
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