A KELSO High student has been named the recipient in a prestigious science award.
Matthew Bignell, received the Victor Chang School Science Award, which recognises the efforts and achievements of high school science students, at a ceremony in Dubbo.
Matthew, who plans to do something science related at university after completing his HSC in 2019, said he was stoked to be named the recipient.
“The best part is as part of the award, I get to tour the [Victor Chang] institution on December 10, I think that will be amazing” he said.
Matthew was nominated for the award by his science teacher Andrew Le, who described Matthew as an outstanding student who displays a natural aptitude for learning.
“His inquisitive mind is always keen to seek out and solve problems. Matthew’s knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts is exceptional and his ability to recall, process and communicate information effectively is noteworthy.
“He is currently studying Year 11 Physics and Chemistry achieving outstanding results being placed first in both subjects. He is a hardworking, talented and dedicated individual who has earned the respect of his teachers and peers.”
Matthew has also recently been elected as school captain of Kelso High Campus.