NTSDE students feted in history competition


Northern Territory School of Distance Education students Brody Matthews and Hunter Torr have distinguished themselves in this year’s Australian History Competition.

The annual contest attracted students from every state and territory, challenging the years 7, 8, 9 and 10 contenders to demonstrate their understanding of the historical inquiry process.

Principal Marcia Harvey said: “Brody Matthews was awarded a High Distinction, and the title of Year 10 champion for the Northern Territory.

“This is a fantastic result for Brody and we congratulate him on his success. And we also congratulate our Year 10 student Hunter Torr, who achieved excellent marks and a High Distinction in the history challenge, and a Credit in the Australian Geography Competition.”

Brody Mathews received a specially minted medallion. Darwin Middle School student Aidan Latz was named Year 7 Northern Territory champion. Registrations are open for the 2018 competition, scheduled for Wednesday 23 May.

Brody Mathews

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