Greek Australian students named among the 2023 ‘HSC Top Achievers in Course’

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Some 67,234 students in New South Wales have now received their much-anticipated Higher School Certificate (HSC) results, signifying the end of their high school journey.

Around 12 per cent of this year’s HSC results are in the top performance band and 72 per cent of results are in the top three bands.

As reported by The Greek Herald on Wednesday, at least five young Australians of Greek heritage topped the state in their selected courses. This included:

  • Modern Greek Beginners: Ianna Fatouros from the NSW School of Languages.
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Elpida Getsiou from the NSW School of Languages.
  • Modern Greek Extension: Ariane Moisidis from the Secondary College of Languages, Ashfield Boys Campus.
  • Chinese Extension: Mietta Paipetis from SCEGGS Darlinghurst; and
  • Studies of Religion I: Gabriella Michalopoulos from Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich.

Today, some 1,420 students were also recognised on the ‘All Round Achievers’ list for gaining results in the highest possible band across 10 units of study, while 18,516 students received at least one band six result, earning them a place on the ‘Distinguished Achievers’ list.

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Gabriella Michalopoulos from Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich. Photo: Facebook.

Another 780 students were featured on the ‘HSC Top Achievers in Course’ list for earning one of the top places and a result in the highest band.

The Australian students with Greek heritage on the ‘HSC Top Achievers in Course’ list are:

  • Business Services Examination: Claudia Karatasas, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College
  • Business Studies: Anthony Theodorou, Tempe High School
  • Chinese Extension: Mietta Paipetis, SCEGGS Darlinghurst
  • Classical Greek Continuers: Nektarios Kollias, St Spyridon College
  • Construction Examination: Marcel Reskakis, St Mary’s Cathedral College
  • Design and Technology: Sophie Boulos, Santa Sabina College
  • Design and Technology: Connie Vertzyas, SCEGGS Darlinghurst
  • English Advanced: Olivia Stavrakis, Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney
  • Modern Greek Beginners: Ianna Fatouros, NSW School of Languages
  • Modern Greek Beginners: Madlyn Giannakopoulos, NSW School of Languages
  • Modern Greek Beginners: Annamaria Psaltis, Georges River College Oatley Senior Campus
  • Modern Greek Beginners: Christy Voutos, NSW School of Languages
  • Modern Greek Beginners: Savin Biris, NSW School of Languages
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Elpida Getsiou, NSW School of Languages
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Constantinos Vidiniotis, St Euphemia College
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Isabella Koutoulogenis, St Spyridon College
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Victoria Stathos, St Spyridon College
  • Modern Greek Continuers: Michail Katris, St Euphemia College
  • Modern Greek Extension: Ariane Moisidis, Secondary College of Languages Ashfield Boys Campus
  • Modern Greek Extension: Constantinos Vidiniotis, St Euphemia College
  • Modern Greek Extension: Isabella Koutoulogenis, St Spyridon College
  • Modern Greek Extension: Kosmas Tsatas, Secondary College of Languages Ashfield Boys Campus
  • Modern Greek Extension: Victoria Stathos, St Spyridon College
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education: Terry Tsoulos, Caringbah High School
  • Studies of Religion I: Gabriella Michalopoulos, Marist Sisters’ College Woolwich
  • Studies of Religion II: Emily Livissianis, Brigidine College Randwick

NSW Premier Chris Minns congratulated all students on their HSC results this year.

“This is an important milestone for the Class of 2023, who today finish their schooling and move on to the next chapter of their lives,” Mr Minns said.

“Whether or not today’s results are what you wanted – remember that this is just a step on your journey and there are many pathways to success.

“I want to say a huge well done to 67,234 students who have worked hard to get to this point and I wish them all the success in their futures.”

*Please Note: The above students are those The Greek Herald could identify on the ‘HSC Top Achievers in Course’ list by their Greek name. If you believe you should be in this article, please send an email to info@foreignlanguage.com.au.

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