Australian National Chemistry Quiz Awards

issue1617-chemistryCongratulations to the 260 PLC Sydney students from Years 7-11 who competed in the Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ). Amongst the outstanding results were six High Distinctions With Excellence, 30 High Distinction, 54 Distinction and 39 Credits. Claire Shi (Year 10) and Annabelle Qiu (Year 7) both achieved perfect scores.

The Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ) is an international competition with participants from 20 countries and papers translated into seven languages. The Quiz consists of 30 multiple choice questions where students are required to demonstrate an excellent understanding of chemistry, comprehension and problem solving skills.

PLC Sydney students have performed extremely well with standout achievements from the following: 

  • High Distinction with Excellence Award - Angela Liu (Year 7), Annabelle Qiu (Year 7), Marina Ruan (Year 7), Amanda Lu, (Year 9), Tay Leung (Year 10) and Claire Shi (Year 10).
  • High Distinction Award - Annabelle Adams (Year 7), Catherine Chen (Year 7), Jessica Chen (Year 7), Kimberley Ta (Year 7), Katherine Zhang (Year 7), Yvonne Zhao (Year 7), Jianwen Chen (Year 8), Chloe Houseman (Year 8), Vanessa Kwa (Year 8), Amelie Larsen (Year 8), Emily Li (Year 8), Yian Li (Year 8), Stephanie Howes (Year 9), Ruiming Yang (Year 9), Angeni Bai (Year 10), Taylor Chan (Year 10), Sophie Heasman (Year 10), Anna Le (Year 10), Wendy Lin (Year 10), Ziyi Que (Year 10), Christina Shi (Year 10), Ruier Xue (Year 10), Grace Zhu (Year 10), Salina Ai (Year 11), Sabena Bhadri (Year 11), Liona Chang (Year 11), Samantha Chen (Year 11), Rebekah Kang (Year 11), Eleanor Lawton-Wade (Year 11) and Laurel Lu (Year 11).

Credit certificates will be presented at Year Assemblies. All other awards will be presented at the Science Awards Evening in Term 4.


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