Greek Australian students excel in 2020 HSC exams

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Four Greek Australian students have been named in the Higher School Certificate (HSC) first in course results, including two for Modern Greek Beginners, Continuers and Extension.

Maria Kontou, from the Saturday School of Community Languages Kogarah HS Centre, topped the class in New South Wales for both Modern Greek Continuers and Modern Greek Extension.

Jacqueline Koutsoubos, from the NSW School of Languages (Petersham), topped the state in Modern Greek Beginners.

This was backed up by Olivia Arvanitis, from Meriden School in Strathfield, who came first in Biology.

“Well done on your hard work throughout this momentous year!” the school wrote on Facebook.

Lastly, Yianna Nikos, from Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney in Croydon, also receives first in course honours for Textiles and Design.

This year, the girls have completely smashed the boys in the Higher School Certificate first in course results, in one of the most challenging years on record.

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