Classmates and good friends Jessica Jones and Tama Woodbury blitzed their HSC, scoring more than 90 in every subject. The Coffs Coast Advoate/Bruce Thomas.
Classmates and good friends Jessica Jones and Tama Woodbury blitzed their HSC, scoring more than 90 in every subject. The Coffs Coast Advoate/Bruce Thomas.

Jessica and Tama the Premier's All-Rounders

DREAMS were made yesterday as hundreds of Year 12 students across the Coffs Coast woke to the results of their Higher School Certificate – and no more deservedly so than for Coffs Harbour Senior College students Jessica Jones and Tama Woodbury.

Having spent the past 12 months in friendly competition with one another, these two classmates and good friends have proven that hard work never killed anyone – in fact, it can get you quite a long way.

Receiving more than 90 in every single one of their seven subjects, Jessica and Tama both earned themselves place on the list to be honoured with Premier's 'All-Rounder' award, awarded to students across the state who achieve a Band 6 grading in every one of their subjects.

“Basically coming into Year 12, I just wanted to see how well I could do. I was always hoping to do well, but you never actually know,” Jessica said.

“I was aiming to get above 90, so I could keep my options open. I'm just thrilled,” Tama said.

To say both girls have successfully reached their goals would be an understatement – both are now looking forward to heading to the University of Sydney; Tama to study architecture and Jessica to study media and communications.

Coffs Harbour Senior College Principal, Peter Cameron, said he couldn't be prouder.

“I think it's a real team effort between the parents, teachers and the students. These girls have put in a tremendous effort and have an amazing attitude – talk about high quality,” he said.

Today students will receive their Universities Admission Index (UAI) ranking.


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