HIGH flying students at Camborne Science and International Academy have been commended at a special awards ceremony.
The school celebrated the success and talents of its A-level and GCSE students at its annual presentation evening on Thursday December 19.
More than 400 guests, students, teachers and parents attended.
Principal Ian Kenworthy spoke of his pride and privilege at leading the school. He congratulated students on their summer exam results.
He was particularly proud of Camborne Science and International Academy being the highest performing state secondary school in Cornwall with 72% of all year eleven students achieving the ‘gold standard’ of five A*-C including English and Mathematics at GCSE.
Awards on the night were handed to those who have achieved exceptional results.
The Richard Bath Trophy for Outstanding Academic Achievement at A-Level was presented to Connor Hicks who achieved three A*s and one A grade in mathematics, further mathematics, physics and history.
Georgina James walked away with The Penventon Shield for the GCSE Student of the Year, after achieving nine A* grades, a distinction in ICT and an A for science at AS level earlier in the year.
The Rosewarne Award for the Rotary Youth Speaks Competition was presented to Jodie Clarke, Esme Bamber and Summer Barnes for their inspirational talk entitled “The effect gender has on society.”
The Stone Computer Award for Information Technology 2013 was presented to Hayley Fisher and the Enrichment Award was presented to Shanice Burgoyne and Matthew Griffiths for their dedication to all things outside of the classroom.
There were also awards for the sixth form head boy and head girl and deputies from last year and Jordan Sheers, Alix Moore and Laura Weeks were all thanked for their contribution to the success of the sixth form that went far beyond the expected.
The awards were presented by school governor Nicki Burgess, Camborne town councillor Graham Taylor, director of key stage five John Ross and Mr Kenworthy.