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Awards Presented at Indonesian Consulate

Awards Presented at Indonesian Consulate

Congratulations to our Years 8-10 students who received awards for their outstanding achievements.

On Thursday 27 April, the Indonesian Consulate Republic of Indonesia held its first annual student’s award ceremony. There were around 40 schools that nominated their students, but only 11 schools won the award.

Eight students from Rehoboth won awards. The students who received awards were:

  1. Rebekah Fraser (Year 9) received the first category award for the Best Student in Indonesian Year 8 2022
  2.  The following students received the second category award for getting an ‘A’ in Indonesian Year 11 2022
    • Georgia Strickling (Year 12) Second Language ATAR
    • Genevieve Martin (Year 12) Second Language ATAR
    • Abigail Lay (Year 12) First Language ATAR
    • Jadyn Dowling (Year 12) First Language ATAR
    • Cassidy Margono (Year 12) First Language ATAR
    • Jacqueline Ardian (Year 12) First Language ATAR
  3. Sam Richards received the third category special award for excelling in Indonesian. Sam is a Year 10 accelerated student who did Indonesian Year 11 ATAR Second Language

In addition, our College received an award for our support in teaching and offering Indonesian as the Second Language for many years. 

Special thanks to:

  • Our Secondary Deputy Principal of Teaching and Learning, Mr Marlow, who came and supported the event on behalf of our Secondary Principal, Mrs Louwen. We appreciated his coming with short notice.

  • Mrs Louwen who informed us about the award.

  • Mr Liberty Carter as HOLA.

  • Bapak Antonius Prawira Yudianto, the Consul for Education Socio Cultural and Information of Indonesian Consulate in Perth.

  • Sam Richards for volunteering to make ‘cendol’ (Indonesian dessert) with Chef David from Monggo Restaurant. Sam also did an amazing speech in Indonesian about his experience learning Indonesian and the benefits.

  • Jadyn Dowling for giving a speech in both Indonesian and English.


Honourable guests at the event:

  1. Ibu Listiana Operananta, The Consul General of the Republic Indonesia in Perth
  2. Sally Dawkins, Australian Diplomat, Director WA State Office Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  3. Sharon Wood-Kenney, Producer and Lead Consultant South West Kinships Cultural Immersions, International Pathways Indigenous Perceptions, Djinda Bridiya Wellbeing Foundation
  4. Robbie Gaspar, President of Indonesian Institute, the peak body for independent insight and engagement into Indonesia – Australian bilateral relations
  5. Lisa Djanegara, School Curriculum Standard Authority, SCSA, Languages – Indonesian 
  6. Nadia Civa, School Curriculum Standard Authority, SCSA, Languages
  7. Vicky Richardson, Director of Indonesian Institute Hearing AID – East JAVA and Curtin University of Technology
  8. Danielle Horne, President of Westralian Indonesian Language Teacher Association (WILTA)
  9. Wieke Gur, President of “Bahasa Kita”, an online Indonesian language and culture resource
  10. Jessica Kruk, University of Western Australia, the Head of Asian Study International Relation
  11. Delegations from 11 schools in WA

This event will be broadcasted on the official Indonesian Government social media platforms, Indonesian news, CNN Indonesia and SBS.

Lastly, quoting the remarks from the Australian Diplomat and Director WA State Office Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade remarks, Sally Dawkins, “Learning Indonesian is important for the Australian as it is the closest neighbouring country with the most progressing Economic development in South-East Asia. Australia and Indonesia also have a great bilateral relationship economically, politically, educationally and socio-culturally.” 

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