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Epsom women wished well

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06 December 2013

Epsom women wished well

Epsom Girls Grammar School (EGGS) held a celebratory graduation dinner for students on Tuesday 3 December. The Year 13 graduation for 300 girls was held at Auckland Racing Club – Ellerslie Function Centre with nearly 800 proud parents and guests in attendance.

Principal Madeline Gunn says that it has been very pleasing to see the girls develop in academic, sporting, cultural and leadership areas during their five years at the School.

The School, which has 95 per cent of its students accepted for University next year, boasts the highest number of graduates from Auckland University. In addition, the School had the highest number of finalists at the recent 2013 ASB Sportsperson of the Year Awards.

This year, the School had 13 finalists at the ASB Young Sportsperson of the Year Awards held on 28 November and four of them won top awards in their codes. The following girls were recognised for their outstanding achievement in their respective sports: Eleanor Epke – Squash; Alexa Kennedy – Gymsports; Alexandria Kerr – Rowing; Martine Puketapu – Football.

Madeline Gunn offered congratulations and wished all the graduates well for their futures. She said to the students: “I am very proud of you all. I encourage you to continue a lifelong association with EGGS and your friends here who will be with you for the rest of your lives.”


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