Greek Australian students have been recognised at the annual Premier’s Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Awards during a presentation ceremony on Wednesday, July 20 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The awards recognise students in Victoria who have demonstrated hard work and outstanding academic results during the 2021 VCE.
Olivia Voulgaris from Our Lady of Mercy College and Peter Frangos from Melbourne Grammar School were named ‘Top All-Round VCE High Achievers’ for 2021.
Two students from the Greek Community of Melbourne’s Language and Culture Schools, Varvara Kapetanea and Chrysoula Lampropoulou, were also recognised for their outstanding results in Greek during the 2021 school year.
Elsewhere, Jake Agelopoulos from Xavier College and Natalie Hrysikos from Caufield Grammar School were both awarded for their results in Further Mathematics.
Zara Boubouras from Presbyterian Ladies’ College was recognised for History Revolutions, whilst Ariana Argyrou from Methodist Ladies’ College received her award for her achievements in Hospitality (VCE VET).
Christopher Rozakeas from Mount Waverley Secondary College was awarded for his success in Music Performance and Philosophy, and Amelia Lemanis from Camberwell Anglican Girls Grammar School was recognised for her results in Theatre Studies.
These Greek Australians were among 298 students across 90 subjects who were recognised with awards on Wednesday for their extraordinary achievements.
The award ceremony also paid tribute to the principals, teachers, and families who play a fundamental role in providing ongoing support to the students during their VCE studies.