Congratulations to Jacobi Kohu-Morris who has won the Otago Secondary Schools speech competition, competing against speakers from 13 other secondary schools in Otago. Jacobi is in year 10 and this is the second time he has won this competition - the first student to have won in consecutive years. Jacobi's topic was inequality and poverty in NZ and the increasing gap between the wealthy and the poor. Jacobi also won the Maori Nga Manu Korero Otago Southland speech competiton earlier this year.
Logan Park High School students took first and third-equal placings at the recent Otago Secondary Schools Film Competition. The judges were impressed with Rhian Gaffney's film "Brain Thieves from Planet X" awarding him top honours. Troy Figgins and Paige MacAskill were awarded third-equal place with their film "Incredily Cheesy and Vomit Worthy". Photo: Rhian Gaffney
Logan Park's media studies programme is offered at Years 12 and 13 - enquiries can be made to Kristan Mouat, HOD - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barbara Kendall MBE, Olympic medal winner for board sailing, World Board sailing champion and member of the Olympic International Committee, met with a number of sporting students from Otago recently. She talked to students about developing confidence, having a positive attitude and making the most of their potential, reinforcing some of the values learnt in Health/PE at Logan Park.