Amity College hosted the annual HSC and ATAR Awards Ceremony on Thursday 18 February to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the 2015 HSC students.

Amity College, formerly known as Sule College with campuses in Prestons, Auburn and Illawara is managed by the Galaxy Foundation, formerly known as the Feza Foundation.

Amongst the audience at the event were many members of the 2015 HSC Graduates, current Year 12 students, parents, teachers, principals and Mr Murat Yanik, CEO of the Galaxy Foundation.

It was an event to mark and celebrate the HSC and ATAR results from one of the most successful years in the history of Amity College.

The highest achiever was Zobia Khan whose ATAR of 99.90 in the 2015 HSC set the school’s new ATAR record. She was presented with a cheque of $6000 by Mr Murat Yanik, CEO of the Galaxy Foundation for her outstanding achievement.

Other high achievers included Ekin Karaoglu with an ATAR of 99.65 and Gunay Ada with an ATAR of 99.60 who were presented with a cheque of $4500 each.

From left: Galaxy Foundation CEO, Mr Murat Yanik with Amity College top students Gunay Ada (ATAR 99.60), Ekin Karaoglu (ATAR 99.65) and Zobia Khan (ATAR 99.90) at the HSC and ATAR Award Ceremony at Amity College, Prestons.

From left: Galaxy Foundation CEO, Mr Murat Yanik with Amity College top students Gunay Ada (ATAR 99.60), Ekin Karaoglu (ATAR 99.65) and Zobia Khan (ATAR 99.90) at the HSC and ATAR Award Ceremony at Amity College, Prestons.

There were a large group of students from Amity College who achieved ATAR of 95 and above and all of them were recognized with presentation of crystal trophies and gifts by the School.

In order to acknowledge the high achievements of its students at the HSC, the School generously provided cash rewards, computer equipment, trophies and gifts for all its HSC students.

During the HSC 2015, 1in 2 students at Amity College achieved an ATAR of 80+ while 1 in 4 students achieved an ATAR of 90+.

Those with an ATAR of 95+ were rewarded with laptops while those with an ATAR of 90+ were given Tablet PC’s. Those achieving an ATAR of 80+ received vouchers of $100 each.

Galaxy Foundation also awards its top HSC graduates with scholarships for three years during their university education.

The other presentations at the event included HSC results analyses by the Amity HSC Coordinator highlighting the great progress made by the college in providing educational excellence.