Aaron Berthon was the Territory's top student for 2016, leading 1938 other Year 12 students with an ATAR of 99.55 and achieving an A+ merit in Mathematical Studies and Physics.
Aaron credits his top mark to a love of learning.
I just loved school, being able to go straight from Physics to English to Maths and being able to learn a whole variety of things.
Pictured above is Aaron Berthon (middle) with peers Joel Jettner (left) and Max Oliphant-Hand (right)
Aaron has applied to the University of New South Wales in Sydney to study a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering.
I'd like to do something that benefits others and the environment. I plan on moving to Sydney and studying Engineering/Arts at the University of New South Wales
- Most Outstanding Stage 2 NTCET Student of 2016
- Mathematics Teachers Associaiton of the NT Vic Czerneskyj Mathematics Award
- Australian Meteoroligical and Oceanographic Society Physics Award
- Certificates of Merit in Mathematical Studies and Pyhsics
- The Giese Family Science Award for Outstanding Achievement and Interest in Science
- The Judith Wright English Award for Literary Achievement and Public Speaking in community and youth leadership contexts
- Academic Awards in Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Stage 2 Physics and Stage 2 Mathematical Studies
My teachers at Darwin High School worked very hard for the sake of all their students, going above and beyond to ensure that we had every opportunity to learn effectively and excel. My peers were also supportive of each other and helped to create an effective learning environment for everyone. Aaron Berthon