Hastings Valley Science Fair

The science fair followed a Year 8 and Year 10 common assessment task across Hastings Secondary College Port Macquarie Campus, Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus and Wauchope High School. The best of the assessment tasks were showcased at the Hastings Valley Science Fair. The judges comprised of Port Macquarie-Hastings Public Schools and community members who voted on the best projects in a number of categories.

This years awards go to:

Year 8 - People's Choice: (Year 5 votes)

Certificate Winners:

  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus: Kelsie Rayment, Beth Kars
  • Hastings Secondary College Port Macquarie Campus: Nikayla Burns, Jaz Harris
  • Wauchope High School: Charlotte Cooper, McKenna Dennis

Overall Winner Year 8

Bookface Vouchers:

  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus: Tayla Chisnell, Jarrod McKenzie, Denver Trudgeon

Year 8  Expert Judges Awrads

  • Westport Campus : Natalie Barratt, Jorja Schofield
  • Port Macquarie Campus: Hayley Brennan, Chloe Edridge, Alarna Brennan
  • Wauchope High School: Abigail Scully, Abbey Smith

Overall Winner

Bookface Vouchers:

  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus: Kelsie Rayment, Beth Kars

Year 10 People's Choice: (Year 5 votes)

Certificate Winners:

  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus: Jessica Helmers
  • Hastings Secondary College Port Macquarie Campus: Ritchie Whitehouse
  • Wauchope High School: Hayden Phillips

Overall Winner Year 10

Bookface Voucher

  • Wauchope High School: Vivian Partridge

Year 10 Expert Judges

Certificate Winners:

  • Westport Campus: Tiana Mackenzie
  • Port Macquarie Campus: Paige Novak-McCutcheon
  • Wauchope High School: Tyler Matthews

Overall Winner 

Bookface Voucher:

  • Hastings Secondary College Westport Campus: Jessica Helmers


Less than 2 marks between these last 4 Year 10 projects! Some outstanding work done by many. 

Beth, Kelsey and Jess all managed to score well with both the Year 5 and expert judges so their results showed their strong communication skills for their target audiences and their knowledge of their subject.