The Treasury Schools Challenge 2018 Winners

Published: Thu 7 Jun 2018 09:24 AM
The Treasury Schools Challenge 2018 Winners
The Treasury Schools Challenge has come to a close with entries from Christchurch Girls High and Diocesan School for Girls taking out the awards for Best Overall Team and Best Overall Individual respectively.
Able to enter as teams or individuals, entrants were asked to take on the role of an analyst developing a briefing to the Tax Working Group. Their briefing was required to contain three policy changes that would promote a fairer tax system in New Zealand. Entries could be made in the form of a 2000 word essay, an A3 poster or a 5-minute video presentation.
Prizes were also awarded to the best individual and team in each category of entry:
Best Individual Essay: Hamilton Boys High
Best Individual A3 Poster: Rotorua Lakes High School
Best Individual Video: Diocesan School for Girls
Best Team Essay: Christchurch Girls High
Best Team A3 Poster: Rotorua Lakes High School
Best Team Video: James Hargest College
The best overall students have won themselves a $500 electronics voucher and a $2000 scholarship to Victoria University. The best of class entrants receive a $500 electronics voucher and a $1000 scholarship to Victoria University.
The winning students will attend a prize-giving event at the Treasury next week where they will be given the opportunity to discuss their entries with staff.

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