Prize giving ceremonies recognise the cream of the crop 

Chief-Minister Paul Henderson presents Martina Ripcke with the Chief Minister's Award for Science.

Friends, family and dignitaries joined with school and faculty staff to recognise the outstanding academic achievements of students as a part of last week’s University Prize Giving Ceremonies.

Charles Darwin University’s Faculty of Education, Health and Science welcomed the Chief-Minister Paul Henderson as a part of their prize giving ceremony held on the grounds of the Cornucopia Museum Cafe of the Northern Territory on 22 May.

Science and Aquaculture student, Martina Ripcke, had more than enough reason to celebrate in winning the Chief Minister’s Award for Science. In addition to being recognised for the best all-round performance in science, Martina also took honors in three other award categories.

Yunshu Xie was recognised for his outstanding performance in the Information Technology discipline as a part of the $2000 Connected Solutions Group Networking Award.

The School of Law and Business honored students from their respective disciplines on 19 & 20 May.

The NT Government Bachelor of Business Medal was this year awarded to Kellie Hutchins. This medal is presented to the student who, in the opinion of the School of Law and Business, is the most outstanding graduate in the preceding academic year. The Business prize giving ceremony was held on Casuarina campus.

The Law ceremony took place at the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory. Sally Lean was presented with the prestigious Supreme Court Medal, Shaune Williams was awarded with the Attorney-General’s Medal and Joanna Virtue was recognised with the Law Society of the Northern Territory Medal.

Charles Darwin University would like to congratulate all prize winners on their achievements and would especially like thank all award sponsors.