Congratulations to Alec van Helsdingen
This taken from the NZQA website:
Premier Scholarship Award winners 2017
For 2017, 11 students gained Premier Awards. These students achieved at least four New Zealand Scholarships subjects, including three or more at Outstanding level.
Alec van Helsdingen
St Peter’s College (Auckland)
Outstanding Scholarships: Chemistry, Classical Studies and Statistics
Scholarships: Calculus and Physics
Alec was Dux of St Peter’s College in 2017. From Year 9 to Year 11, he competed in the University of Otago Junior Mathematics competition and was placed in the Top 30 students every year. He has competed in the International History Bee and Bowl, Australia and New Zealand. Alec was a finalist in the History Bee in 2016 and won 3rd
place in 2017. He was also on the winning team representing St Peter’s College at the History Bowl in both 2016 and 2017. Alec is a dedicated player of table tennis, he represented St Peter’s College for 5 years. This year Alec is studying at the University of Auckland for a Bachelor of Engineering and Science conjoint.