Wingham High School Excellence in Science Award

Excellence in Science at Wingham High School


Since 2005, Andrew Hopkins has sponsored an annual award for excellence in science at his former secondary school, Wingham High. The idea behind these awards is to encourage and motivate talented and academically accomplished young people to pursue careers in science and technology.


Winners of the Andrew Hopkins Excellence in Science Award:

  • 2015: Jake Roworth enrolled in a Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Wollongong.
  • 2014: Aiden Hartveld.
  • 2013: Reece Hartveld.
  • 2012: Jessica Bunting.
  • 2011: Michael Stocks enrolled in a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Newcastle University.
  • 2010: Kate Johnson.
  • 2009: Madoc Collins enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at the University of Sydney.
  • 2008: Nathan Brown and
    Jack Collins enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Sydney.
  • 2007: Jessica Taylor enrolled in a Bachelor of Science and Mathematics at the University of Newcastle, specialising in radiography.
  • 2006: Matthew Shultz enrolled in Biomedical Science at Newcastle University, after undertaking a gap year program in the RAAF; and
    Mitchell Clarke enrolled in Electrical Engineering at ADFA.
  • 2005: Megan Shultz enrolled at ADFA in a Science degree.

Andrew Hopkins is the Head of Research and Outreach at the Australian Astronomical Observatory.


Contact Details:
Prof. Andrew Hopkins, Head of Research and Outreach
Australian Astronomical Observatory
P.O. Box 915, North Ryde
NSW 1670, Australia
ph: +61 2 9372 4849 fax: +61 2 9372 4880
Email: ahopkins@aao.gov.au


Last updated: 2015-12-04
ahopkins@aao.gov.au