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; THE ANNUAL EXAMINATIONS. I The names of those scholars to whom i prizes have been awarded in the annual • essay examinations held in the primary 3 and secondary schools of this province 1 have been received from tho examiner * (Rev. James Ailken, M.A.), who writes * in complimentary terms of the quality of * tho essays and of tho value of the work 1 to the writers personally and the comI munity as a whole. 3 The subjects were as follow:—Junior : r King Alfred, his life and work. Senior; • The Foundations, Moral and Material, of - Naval Greatness. Sixty-eight schools en- > I tered, 3,371 essays were written, 671 were • j submitted to the examiner, and about 330 : prizes have been awarded. The latter L comprise the most recent and authorita- * tive works on naval and Imperial history, and attractively illustrated and f bound and stamped with the leagues’ ; j monogram. Competition in the ordinary acceptation 1! of the term is excluded from the league’s r j work in this relation, tho object being j not to promote a spirit of emulation but 1 to interest the future citizens of the Dominion in the history, traditions, and lives 1 of tho men and women who have made tho ; Empire what it is. ; j The following are the names of the I scholars in tho City schools to whom , prizes have been awarded ; —Junior Essay.— ’ St. Clair School.—Standard VI. : 11. C. ' | Davidson, Maggie Martin, Joyce Moody. . Standard V. : Effio Gillesnie R. Arnett. . G. Frye. Arthur Street.—Standard VI : Sheila i Richardson. May .Macadam, Lorna, Begg. • 'Standard V. : Nelson Gray, Samuel Goldsmith, Marion Anderson. Cavcrahain. —Standard VI. : Ainslie Wilson, Ida Cupid, Maggie Martin. Standard V. ; Isabel Guhhiuo. Hugh Ecclcs, Lorna Doone, Graham Haig. Model School—Standards V. and VI. : Karo Emmanuel. Forbnry.—Standard VI. : Roy Herbert. Jessie Bartholomew, Ella -Maxwell. .Standard V. ; Ida Langley, Lilian Young, Lionel M’Aulry. ■North-easi Valley.—Standard VI. : Owen Ben gel I, Jean M'Laren, Herbert Reid. Standard V. : Carl Holmes, P. Edwards. Mona Grace. Normal School.—'Standard VII. : Harold John Finlay, Eileen M'Elrea, Elizabeth Ellen Collins. Standard VI. : Stanley Arthur, Janet Rita Mitchell. Oscar Care Moller (equal). Standard A’. : Dorothv Pttclnev. >vdnev Swift. Charles Hetirv Miller. .Musselburgh.—Standard VI. : Mildred York. Lorna Abernethy, William Ritchie. Standard V. : Dorothy Alexander Strong. Doris Beck, Winnie, M. Esqnilant. Kaikorai. —Standard VI. ; Marion Paterson, Elsie Jean Wilkinson. Standard V. : Keith Glasgow. High Street.—Standard A’L ; Alva Anderson, Dorothy S. Haigh. Olive Carr. Standard V, ; Ida M. Jiahbidgo, Alary i Gordon, Stanley Wheeler. Kensington.—Standard A’l. : James A. Henderson. Ida Hamhictou. Standard V. : Phyllis Homan. Muriel Eacar. Rose Dnngay. Moray Place. Standard VI. ; Myrtle V. Seme. Alexander Kilgonr. Standard A’. : Annie M. Foster. May Thomson. Standard JAI : David Kilgonr. Albany Street.—Standard VI. : Muriel Cable, Stanley Watkins, Thelma Manrais. Standard V. : Irene Stone, George Murdoch, Ada Wilson. Mornington.—Standard A’L ; Q. -Ashcroft, T. .Moody. Standard A’. : M. Ashcroft, Mary J. Anderson. Maori Hill.—Standard AT. : Blanche Latimer. Ruby Kay, Fred Rolfe. Stanj dard Al ; .lames Kirncar. Ernest Rolfc. j Jessie Campbell. 1 George Street.—Standard A’l.; Daphne I Henderson. Margaret Turnbull. Robert I F!Gt. Standard A’. ; Winnie BmiL'll, Dorothy E. * V. Watkins, Thomas T. 11 it - i elite. Anderson Bay.—Standard VI. : Helen Mofbu, Malcolm Bethune. Standard A’. : Hilda Cameron. Charles Bridgman*. Edward Deliver. St. Philomena’s College.—Civil Service Class : -Minnie Tither. Pro-Civil Service : Kathleen M'Dcvitt. Senior Grade A ; Ivy AA’ard. fExaminer’s comment ; All very good essays.) Bracmar House.—Class V. : Nessie .Acheson. Mavis Grieve. Class IV. B : Doris Matthews. Class IV. A : Frances Robertson. Class 1 A’. : Molly Burt. Vio- | let Sutherland. Class TIL ; Jessie AA’ales, j Thclnn, .l'h”-ton. I Girton College.—Division A IT. : Ethel j Blair, Irene Driver. Division A TIL; Ethel King. M. A rmila-ge. Division B 1. : I Gladys Benton. Division B 11. : Prudence I Collier. Division B 111. : B. Collier. St. Hildas Collegiate.—Form IA T . : AA’inifred H. M. Roberts, Alice Jean Evans. Form 111. : Aline Stronach, Lorna AA’. Dick. Form IT. : AA’innic I’reston, Lulu Hay. St. Andrew’s Collegiate.—Standard VI I. : AA’innie May Martin, Patience Morrell. Standard AM. ; Alison Rutherford. Standard Y. : Dorothy Jenkins. Otago Girls’ High School.—Form IV. a ; Marjorie Railton, Olive Wilden. I A'. hj : Isa. Macadam. Mona AVoodhead. lA’. c: Phyllis M. Moir, Aldyth Dallas. Til. a: Helen Dallas, Isabella. Gault. ITT. b : AVinnie Gibson. Mabel M’Tntyre. 111. c: Eleanor Af. Rose. Bessie Collins. Otago Boys’ High School.—Form A’., Remove : Frank Roberts, Leslie M‘Donald. lAI a ; Herrick Borrell, A. T. APNanghton. lA*. b: G. H. Fairmaid, M. L. Smith. (Examiner’s comment: “A compact, orderly -statement.) Remove Form : AAhlliam S. T. .Martin. 111. a: William W. Bridgman. (Examiner’s comment : "A very fine essay.”) 0. L. Garden. ill. b: J. M. Willoughby, A. C. Swanson. LIT. c, : El M. Campbell, ('. If. Andrew. JILd; Edward Carter, C. W. Rix. —Senior Essay.— 'The Foundations, Moral and Material, of Naval Greatness.’ St. Andrew’s Collegiate School.—Buna L. Melville, Mura Isabella Reid. Girton College.—N. Loudon. (Examiner's comment: “A very fine, essay.”) Grace Y. Cleveland. Otago Girls’ High School.—Form A r T. a : Vida M. Barron. (Examiner’s comment : “ A very fine essay.") Agnes R. Blaokie. Form Al : Eveline Black, Ethel Stokes. Braemar House.—Marjorie M’Callum. St. Hilda’s Collegiate.—V. a ; Molly Snow. V. b ; Rosalie Blake. Benita Bridgeman. Otago Bovs’ High School.—Form VI. : EL J. Colvin, P. PI. J. AVilson. Upper A’. ; AM P. Morrell (Examiner's comment : “ A very good essay.”) D. 11. Saunders. Matric. M : H. ,T. S. Grater. (Examiner’s comment ; “A fine essay, much to the point.") I. G. Johnston. —The E'en wick Prize.— In the competition for the above, which is confined to tho senior students in tho five, secondary girls’ schools, the examiner writes that he has no hesitation in awarding first place to Miss Vida M. Barron, of the Otago Girls’ High School, This pupil won the same prize last year, when a student at Braemar House. * It has to be won three times before becoming tho property of the school.

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NAVY LEAGUE ESSAYS, Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914

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NAVY LEAGUE ESSAYS Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914