MAC Success Stories Archive


This is where you will find some of the fantastic achievements of MAC student over the past few years.

Click on the links below for more information on the stories.



MAC NCEA Success 2010

Mount Aspiring College students received an outstanding amount of NCEA Merits, Excellence and Scholarships from 2010.


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Fred and his family

International Student Fred Zhang

Fred acheived some excellent academic accreditation during and after his spell here at Mount Aspiring College.

Pictured right: Fred and his parents in China


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The MAC Goldrush Team

MAC Goldrush Winning Team

Three students from MAC, Harry Llewellyn, Constantin Vogt, Liam Vincent take on one of the toughest triathlon events in New Zealand, The GoldRush, and win!

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Pictured right: The winning team


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The Slur-Tones

The Slur-Tones

This group of hardworking musicians boke into the national scene by winning the award for Best Song in the 2008 National Smokefree Rockquest Awards.

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The Slur-Tones in action

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Laura Ferguson

Laura Ferguson

Hard work and dedication saw Laura achieve the highest mark for her scholarship submission for Level 3 Graphics in New Zealand.

 

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Laura and her designs

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Scholarship Success

New Zealand Qualification AuthorityLast year (2007) saw a fantastic haul of scholarships as well as very high success rates overall.

 

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CO2 Car New Zealand Champion

CO2 Car Champs

An exciting Technology exercise that rocketed into a nationwide competition and then beyond.

This is how one MAC student created the fastest car in New Zealand.

 

Pictured right:

The CO2 Dragsters

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The Young New Zealanders Challenge of the Duke of Edinburgh AwardDuke of Edinburgh Gold Winners

Eight MAC students battled against the odds and the weather to achieve the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.

 

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Whitney Mulqueen, Hannah Sutherland, Sophie Penniket, Jillian Macfie and Hannah Beaufoy (in absentia: Tayah Johnston, Will Austen, Jody Direen).


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The MAC Super SquadThe MAC Super Squad

TV2's children's magazine programme 'Studio2' scoured the country for the Super Squad of New Zealand. Our squad won through to the Grand Finals.

 

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Rohan Brash, Elmo Cotter, Henry Schikker and Lara Bullock,



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