News

School names its top student

TOP OF CLASS: Kristie Madsen was named Biloela High Schools year 12 dux last week.
TOP OF CLASS: Kristie Madsen was named Biloela High Schools year 12 dux last week.

FOR Biloela High School student Kristie Madsen, being named school dux was a nerve wracking experience.

"I was really nervous but very excited," Kirstie said.

"But I did really want to get it so I am glad I did."

The Year 12 student who studies biology, chemistry, BCT (business), economics, math B and english hopes to go to university next year to study vet science.

"I have wanted to be a vet since primary school and it's something I have always been interested in," Kirstie said.

"I did work experience in grade 11 at the vet clinic and I really, really, really loved it there. I just can't wait to get out there and do it."

Kirstie said the key to her success was trying her hardest in all her subjects and focusing on school work. She said she would suggest other students follow their interests to succeed.

"Try your hardest and focus on school because you need to and choose subjects you like because if you don't like it you won't try very hard."

Kirstie also received awards for biology, chemistry, economics, BCT and an excellence award.




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Move over Thermomix, there's another gadget creating a storm

The Thermomix has a new rival in Australia

Another gadget on the market that could surpass the Thermomix

Rocky med students take a stand against offshore processing

MEDICAL STUDENTS studying at the University of Queensland Rockhampton Clinical School took a stand over the weekend to participate in the national online #BringThemHere photo campaign to show the Australian Government their concern over the current treatment of asylum seekers and call for an end to offshore processing. Photo Contributed

'We will be doctors in the next two years'

Latest deals and offers

Rocky hospital waiting lists down

Queensland Health Minister was in Rockhampton to congratulate hospital staff for...

Qld Health Minister on Rocky Hosp parking

Queensland Health Minister, Cameron Dick, talks about the carpark issue at the...

Capricorn Segways at CQ Mega Lifestyle Expo

DREAM TEAM: Geri and Dani Simpson promote Capricorn Segways at CQ Mega Lifestyle Expo on the weekend.

Dani and Geri Simpson from Capricorn Segways at CQ Mega Lifestyle Expo on the...

Own Sunshine Coast property? You’re about to make money

UP AND UP: Property owners are likely to win from rent and price increases but tenants and first home buyers might not be so happy. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Good new for property owners, not so good for buyers and tenants.

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked