The Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Former Governor of Western Australia, announced the winners and runners-up of the 2017 Governor’s School STEM Awards at a ceremony at Government House on Monday 27 November 2017 and via a joint media statement with the Minister for Science Dave Kelly MLA and Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery MLC.
Penrhos College won both the primary and secondary categories, recognised for its comprehensive and integrated STEM program as well as its growing leadership and engagement on STEM matters across the education sector.
Brookman Primary School in Langford and Warwick Senior High School were runners-up in the primary and secondary categories respectively.
The presentation ceremony was attended by representatives from all finalist schools, education leaders, the Chief Scientist of WA, the Minister for Science, and other WA Parliament Members.
More information about the award recipients and finalists is provided below.
Primary School Category
Leadership Excellence Award (winner): Penrhos College Junior School (Como)
Meritorious Leadership Award (runner-up): Brookman Primary School (Langford)
Perth College Junior School (Mt Lawley)
St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ Junior School (Karrinyup)
Leadership Excellence Award (winner): Penrhos College Secondary School (Como)
Meritorious Leadership Award (runner-up):
Warwick Senior High School (Warwick)
Comet Bay College (Secret Harbour)
Hampton Senior High School (Morley)
St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ Senior School (Karrinyup)
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