Exceptional VCE results from Greek Community of Melbourne students

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The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) have today announced that this year’s cohort of VCE students achieved outstanding marks in their Modern Greek exams.  

It is reported by the Greek Community’s Language and Cultural Schools that out of the 44 students who took this year’s exam, eight achieved a score of 40 or higher putting them in the state’s top 91 percentile. 

Greek Community of Melbourne
The Greek Community of Melbourne Modern Greek students. All photos by: Platonas Denezakis.
Greek Community of Melbourne
Greek Community of Melbourne

Overall, 86 per cent of GCM students scored equal or higher than 29/50, with only one of these students noting Greek as their first language.  

The GCM’s school program also announced that many of the students who achieved outstanding results are third-generation Greek Australians, showcasing fantastic participation in non-native speakers. 

Successes were also achieved in Ancient Greek, with one of the four students who participated in the exams scoring 35/50.  

Greek Community of Melbourne
Greek Community of Melbourne
Greek Community of Melbourne

The GCM students who excelled in the Greek subject this year are as follows:  

  • Artemis Galazoula (47/50)  
  • Georgios Pirpiris (47/50)  
  • Theodoros Limberis (43/50)  
  • Anna Katsoulis (42/50)  
  • Thanasis Georgakakis (41/50)  
  • Angeliki Katachiotis (41/50)  
  • Kerasia Katsoulis (41/50)  
  • Nektaria Toskas (41/50)  

For Ancient Greek, the successful student was: Kleopatra Gkini (35/50).

The GCM Board of Directors and the educational staff congratulated all students on their achievements and wished them continued progress and success in their future goals.  

With this in mind, Maria Bakalidou, Principal of the GCM School Program, stated: “Our educators are devoted in persisting its endeavours with unwavering enthusiasm and steadfast dedication, ensuring a commitment to maintaining educational excellence and high standards in teaching.”

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