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VPA Awards 2018

Woodford House flew among the stars at the Visual and Performing Arts Awards evening which was held on Thursday 1 November. Students and their families enjoyed a celebration of achievement throughout the year in visual art, music, dance and drama. Congratulations to all award winners and nominees.


Principal’s Award for Excellence in the Arts Steph Goodwin
Gunson Cup for Achievement in the Performing Arts Year 7/8 Grace Haliburton
Musician of the Year Amelia Foster
Junior Musician of the Year Man Lok Tsang
Kerr Trophy for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Alex Woodmass
Actor of the Year Steph Goodwin



Most Improved Textiles Related Design Olivia Watkins
Most Improved in Design Alex Woodmass
Most Improved in Senior Art Sasha Norris
Most Improved in Junior Art Annabel Paterson
Most Improved in Photography Alex Woodmass
Most Improved in Product
and Spatial Design
Annabelle Fenn
Scannell Cup – Most Promising Student Taking Design and Textiles Sophie Erickson
Chronicle Cover Design Winner Vaishnavi Malaviya
Hopkinson Award for Film Studies Ava Bake



Woodford House Photography Competition
Junior Category: Flora and Fauna
Joelie Scott
Woodford House Photography Competition
Senior Category: Relationships and Connections
Jessica Guy
Woodford House Photography Competition
Open Category: Portraiture
Le Vu



Most Valued Contribution to Debating Lucy Roberts and Lucy Wright
Most Valued Contribution to Public Speaking Jessica Guy
Most Valued Contribution to Theatre Production Maia Briggs
Most Valued Contribution to Arts Management Ella Ruddle and Kate Richards
Most Valued Contribution to Dance Rebekka Schulze
Most Valued Contribution to Kapa Haka Katarina Porima
FAMSS Cup for Resilience in Drama Ella Ruddle
Services to Drama Sophie Simons



Most Valued Member of the Flute Choir Ellie Knowles
Most Valued Member of the Orchestra Imogen Lovell
Most Improved Pianist Jessica Hansen
Most Improved Vocalist Bella Christie
Most Improved Instrumentalist Miharu Nagata
Most Valued Contribution to Organ Playing at school Amelia Foster
Most Improved String Instrumentalist Amelia Dear
Most improved Guitarist/Ukelele Alanah Price
Most Valuable Member of the Year 7/8 Junior Choir Grace Haliburton
Most Valued and or Improved Member of the Up Close Choir Olivia Dowley
Most Valued Member of the Chapel Choir Emily Park
Most Valued Member of the Rock Band Steph Goodwin
Most Valued Member of the Jazz Band Ella Ruddle
Practical Services to the Music Department Emily Park
Most Effective Arts Leadership in the Music Department Emily Park
Adjudicators Award Music Cup 2018 Man Lok Tsang
Composition Award Steph Goodwin
Most Valued Contribution from a Performance Group Chapel Choir

Emily Park (Chapel Choir Leader)

Tessa Burns

Bella Christie

Jemima Christie

Olivia Dowley

Amelia Foster

Isobel Ham

Jessica Hansen

Giorgia Hickey

Bella Ireland

Emma Jackson

Liberty Jackson

Ellie Knowles

Scarlette Lan

Imogen Lovell

Ella Mackenzie

Rosa Mackenzie

Ella Mischefski-Gray

Noreen Mnyanyi

Miharu Nagata

Leila Panui

Nicole Parnell

Kate Richards

Ella Ruddle

Sharmila Tautari

Jewel Titter

Man Lok Tsang

Juliet Wilkie

Tracy Zeng