Success Stories

MAC Success Stories

Here are some of the fantastic achievements of Mount Aspiring College's pupils and staff, past and present.

2018 NCEA Success

Last year's NCEA result are announced and compared with similar colleges.

Some great results by all involved.

https://sites.google.com/a/mtaspiring.school.nz/resources/success-stories/ncea-success-2018

2018 Prizegiving Results

All the awards and their recipients are listed on this page. Congratulations to each and everyone and a special thanks to all the prize sponsors and scholarship providers.

Awards and Scholarships 2018

2017 NCEA Success

Last year's NCEA result are announced and compared with similar colleges.

Some great results by all involved.

NCEA Success 2017

2017 Prizegiving Results

All the awards and their recipients are listed on this page. Congratulations to each and everyone and a special thanks to all the prize sponsors and scholarship providers.

Awards and Scholarships 2017

MAC Sofa Music

In celebration of New Zealand Music Month the music students from Mount Aspiring College took music out and about in Wanaka.

MAC Sofa Music

MAC Athletics and Swimming Records

For all time records in Mount Aspiring College sporting archives for swimming and athletics have a look at this.

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2016 NCEA Success

Last year's NCEA result are announced and compared with similar colleges.

Some great results by all involved.

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2016 Prizegiving Results

All the awards and their recipients are listed on this page. Congratulations to each and everyone and a special thanks to all the prize sponsors and scholarship providers.

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2016 World Vision Silver Award

In acknowledgement of our outstanding contribution this year (as in other years) in the 40 Hour Famine MAC has been awarded the World Vision Silver Award.

Well done to those who all participated and hopefully next year we can do just as well - if not better!

Inaugural Blues Awards

This year saw Mount Aspiring College establish new awards for Academic, Cultural, Service and Sport. We also have a banner in the foyer celebrating our MAC Blues awards. To see all the recipients click on this link.

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http://www.mtaspiring.school.nz/students-and-families/success-stories/blues-awards-2016

2015 NCEA Success

Last year's NCEA result are announced and compared with similar colleges.

Some great results by all involved.

ODT Class Act 2014

This year's Class Acts were Kasper Humphrey and Eden Brown. They were both

recognised for their outstanding contributions to the college and the

community in general.

They join our long line of student success stories on the wall of fame in the

Student Foyer.

Film Success Continues

Daisy Thor Poet continues on her road to movie making success taking out another national title in this year's Panasonic Film competition with her short film 'Searching for Summer'.

2013 NCEA Success

Last year's NCEA result are announced along with Mount Aspiring College's Scholarships.

Some great results by all involved.

2013 Class Acts

This year's Class Acts were Jessica Bailey and Finn Moore. They were both

recognised for their outstanding contributions to the college and the

community in general.

They join our long line of student success stories on the wall of fame in the

Student Foyer.

Victoria University of Wellington Success

A list of past Mount Aspiring College students who have qualified through Vic this year has just been released.

Congratulations to:

Sarah J Adams

Jane V Britton

Tessa S Fitzgibbon

Charlotte Z Grieve

Daniel W Hunt

Elsa Hunt

Natalie C Paterson

Lauren Ries

Courtney Tate

Jack Teppett

More Film Success

MAC students,Daisy Thor-Poet, Kath Millis and Ming Thor-Poet all of Year 10 are heading to Vietnam and with a bit of luck (and after a lot of hard work) perhaps London.

Following their success last year they have reconfirmed their top film making status by winning the same competition again this year. The Kids Witness News competition run globally by Panasonic.

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When Finlay Woods started making a film about his college mate, who knew what it would lead to? His film "Shimmer" came a close second in this years annual Mountain Film Festival, held here in Wanaka.

The short film features MAC student Cody Tucker who is currently New Zealand's best Wake Skater (a water sport based on combining wake boarding and skate boarding) bar one.

Everybody at MAC knows that we are lucky to be in the heart of the beautiful South Island with its majestic national parks. OP has been a big part of the education here since the school opened.

The quality of this education has just been rewarded by being acknowledged as being the Best Outdoor Education Programme, in the 2011 Outdoor Excellence Awards.

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Four Mount Aspiring Students, Abigael Ayre, Ashley Campbell, Sina Schaal and Elle Scurr who formed the company 'Back Black', collected five out of seven of the young Enterprise Scheme Southern Regional Awards.

MAC students Daisy Thor-Poet and Mikaela Cooper who entered a competition run by Panasonic won first prize with their video storybook entitled ‘The Invitation’.

MAC NCEA Success 2011

Mount Aspiring College students received an outstanding amount of NCEA Merits, Excellence and Scholarships from 2010.