The world is top student’s oyster

And she did not make life for herself any easier after an incredible finish to high school yielded a number of honours sure to generate a range of career choices.

The 18-year-old’s name was prominent during recent award announcements by the School Curriculum and Standard Authority.

The John Curtin graduate received a General Exhibition award as one of the top 41 students with the highest School Curriculum and Standards Authority score.

She claimed a Course Exhibition award for dance, finishing as the top student in the state for that course. There were also two certificates of distinction in dance and biological sciences.

To top it off she also nabbed a Certificate of Commendation for consistency for her final school years. The Leeming resident is looking to study a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) and, with an ATAR school of 99.7, she qualifies for that.

But she is also looking to continue studying dance overseas.

“I’ve been dancing since I was five so to stop that would be a massive change,” she said.

“You can prioritise dance and go back to university, but it’s harder to finish university and then go back to dance. I’m not sure. What I do next year will depend on the type of offers I get.”

Other John Curtin graduates highlighted for their hard work were Kira-Che Heelan (Certificate of Distinction), visual arts student Jack Way and drama graduate Finn Pal. Both received Certificate of Commendations.

Music student Alexander Brown finished with a more than handy ATAR score of 99.5.