Music and Arts Awards 2021
Congratulations to all of our performers and artists on their incredible efforts this year. What appears to be so effortless and accomplished in performance and on paper is the result of hundreds of hours of rehearsal, preparation, and practice. Kia kaha to all of our talented achievers in the arts.
Achievement Certificate for Service to the Arts Award, in recognition of the student who has given the most service hours to events encompassing the arts, to Cole Gates
Wilson Cup for Junior Chess Champion to Daniel Loy
Baigent Cup for Senior Chess Champion to Michael Lin
HBHS Regal Insurances Cup for Junior Prose to Rupert Leary
HBHS Regal Insurances Cup for Senior Prose to Notus Rivers
MCW Cup for Best All-round Debater to Travis Palmer
Norton-Brown Cup for Most Promising Debater to Robert Hoskins
HBHS Cup for Most Improved Senior Debater to Logan Palmer
Kolah Cup for Most Promising Year 10 Debater to Angus Lang
Thomas Simpson Cup for Best Junior Debater to Ishaan Singh
Achievement Certificate for the Greatest Contribution to the School Production to Harry White
Achievement Certificate for the Most Outstanding Performance in the School Production to Jack Walker
Achievement Certificate for Most Improved Senior Drama student to Cameron Norton-Brown
Achievement Certificate for Service to Drama to Harry White
Achievement Certificate for Contribution to Shakespeare to Matthew Lee
Leach Cup for Outstanding Dramatic Performance to the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Cast
Harbone and Arthur Cup for Service to Co-Curricular Music to Timothy Evans
Botting Cup for Best Performing Soloist to Lee Panui
One Fat Man Trophy for Outstanding Live Performance to Albert Street
Skandera Cup for Best Performing Group to the Tritones
Nic Jeffs Memorial Cup for Excellence in Music to Timothy Evans
Achievement Certificate for Most Improved Senior Musician to Gabe Hankins
Achievement Certificate for Most Improved Middle-School Musician to Elim Hankins
Achievement Certificate for Most Improved Junior Musician to Weiyi Jiang
Achievement Certificate for Best Junior Musician to Daniel Loy
Achievement Certificate for Best Middle School Musician to Jeff Jia
Achievement Certificate for Best Senior Musician to Timothy Evans
The HBHS Outstanding Senior Performer in Theatre Sports Cup to Leo Hayes
Achievement Certificate for Most Improved Senior in Visual Arts to Oli Togia
Community Arts Award for Year 12 Excellence in Visual Arts to Stefan Smart
Community Arts Award for Year 13 Excellence in Visual Arts to Kevin Liang
Achievement Certificate for Outstanding Senior Designer to George Ballard
Achievement Certificate for Outstanding Senior Photographer to Ben Trotter
Visual Arts Award for Best Visual Artist in more than one discipline to George Ballard
Neville Grinter Cup for Outstanding Commitment to Visual Arts to Richard Clarkson
CULTURAL PERFORMERS OF THE YEAR: NOMINEES
Timothy Evans: Member of the New Zealand Secondary Students Choir.
Matthew Lee: Member of the New Zealand National Shakespeare Production and the Young Shakespeare Company 2022.
Harry White: Member of the New Zealand National Shakespeare Production and the Young Shakespeare Company 2022.
The Tritones: The HBHS Premier Chamber Music Group which won first place at the Waikato Chamber Music Competition in 2021.
The Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Cast: Finished first in the Drama event at the Super 8 Cultural Festival, first in the Waikato Regional round of the the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival and won the Supreme Award at the National Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival.
Albert Street: First at the Waikato Regional Smokefree Rockquest finals for the second consecutive year and qualified through a video submission process as one of the seven National finalist bands for 2021.
CULTURAL PERFORMER OF THE YEAR WINNER: The Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Cast
Super 8 and National Champion Badges:
Above: The Senior Debating team, from left, Travis Palmer, Robert Hoskins, and Logan Palmer.
First in Super 8: Chess, Senior Debating and Drama.
Above: Super 8 Gold Badge recipients and first place team certificates from the 2021 New Zealand Chess Federation Interschool Chess Tournament, Waikato Regional Competition: Max Stephens, Michael Lin, Nathanael Loy, and Ben Wright.
Super 8 Gold Badge recipients and National Championship Badge recipients for winning the Supreme Award at the National Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival (in attendance today): Harry White, Matthew Lee, Callum Matthews, Jarvis Buckell, Cameron Norton-Brown, and Leo Hayes.
New Zealand Honours Caps awarded for being accepted into the Young Shakespeare Company in 2022 where they will represent New Zealand at the Globe Theatre in London: Matthew Lee (above) and Harry White (below).