— ♦ Yesterday afternoon the prizes were presented at the school-house by Mr J. G. Cobbe, the chairman of the committee, to the scholars of each standard who bad written the best essay on the recent picnic to Wanganui. Mr Cobbe, in making the presentation, referred in congratulatory terms to the success of the head-master (Mr J. C. Hill) and teaching staff, at the recent examination, the passes throughout the school being of the remarkably high percentage of 93. The Rev. Innes Jones also spoke eulogising the services of Mr Hill, and impressing upon the children the necessity of using their powers of observation as well as studying hard. The prizewinners are as follows : — District High School.— Miss L. Hill, prize " Tennyson's Poems." Standard Vl.—-E. P. Prior, " Life of Wallace." Standard V.— W. Heald, " Brave Deeds of Youthful Heroes." Standard IV A. Murray, " John Halifax, Gentleman." Standard 111. — F. Coles, "Ben Hur." The following are those^who passed at the examination : — Standard Vl.— Boys : Willie Allan, Frank Burnley, Bert Coles, George Hulston, Cyril Long, Melville Lyons, Willie Nesbit, Willie Ryan, Thomas Smith, Walter Taylor, Dudley Prior. Girls : Lottie Coles, Ellen Desmond, Marion Gould, Vera Haybittle, Grace Houlfc, Evy Irwin, Florae Parker. Standard V.— Boys : Geo. Bowler, Roy Bray, Sydney Fisher, Harold Hayden, Willie Heald, Wilkins Hoult, Donald Munro, Charles Palmer, Percy Shearer, Victor Williamson, Harry Worsfold, Stanley Worsfold, Jack YoungGi-, Willie Younger. Girls : Alice Bishop, Lizzie Gilchrist, Mina Hewett, Olive James, Annie Jensen, Eva Milson, Birdie Ross, May Scott, Lizzie Stringer. Standard IV. — Boys : Kenneth Blundell, Maurice Cobbe, George Hostick, John Heald, Frank Hurdle, Albert Murray, Leslie McLeod, William Murch, Philip Porter, Charles Parker, Oliver Sporle, George Smith, Willie Wenhaui. Girls : Rosetta Belk, Ida Black, Janet Crabb, Florence Eade, Nellie Fisher, Edith Gibbs, Olive Gould, Elsie Hostick, Eva Lane, Ethel Lane, Olive London, Violet Irwin, Laura McKeague, Anastasia Ryan, May Ryan, Alma Saywell, Emily Smith, Inez Taylor, Andavis Trevena, Maggie Waddington, Ellen Westpal, Vera Walker. Standard 111. — Boys: John Allan, Reuben Belk, Avery Belk, Frederick Coles, George Downer, Kenneth Eade, Charles Goodin, Willie Hosking, Millard Hosking, Sydney Hewett, Stanley Hayden, Stanley Hayward. Leonard Hulston, Bertie Haybittle. Lawrence Keniven, Trevor Long, Seafield Lyons, Frank Meehan, Arol Murch, Clarence Maney, Frederick Marshall, Frederick Noble, Robert Palmer, Charles Standen, Ronald Watson, Willie Whitaker, Innes Walker. Girls : Annie Anderson. Annie Beale, Edna Crabb, Anna Drysdale, Evelyn Goodin, Grace Guildford, Annie Haybittle, Gertie Innes, Maud Innes, Eva JoneSj Maggie Norman, Nellie Pike, Mary Ray, Minnie Stringer, Jessie Scott, Gladys Williamson, Nellie Whitaker, Ruth Younger. Standard 11. — Boys ; Leonard Beazer, Leslie Bowler, Percy Bramwell, Henry Cronin, Roderick Carr, Malcolm Carr, Walter Eade, Wilfred Guilford, Ernest Hannett, Walter Haybittle, Reginald Hulston, Archie Johnston, Leonard Love, Roderick Munro, William Maney, John Nesbitt, Albert Pearson, Robert Rink, Leonard Simpson, Percy Simpson, Albert Smith, Alfred Sporle. Girls: Mabel Bishop, Jessie Brooks, Millie Connell, Amy Curtis, Ruby Fowles, Lena Dowdall, Maggie Dowdall, Alison Haybittle, Winnie Hosking, Kathleen Hunter, Elsie Jensen. Ethel Kitchen, Rose Mitchell, Winnie Lambert, Mabel Matthews, Elsie Maney, Emma Norman, Daisy Parker, Olive Pike, Miranda Stringer, Rose Stunell, Adelaide Wilson, Maggie Wickham, Sybil Walker. Standard I Boys : Robert Allen, Walter Baker, George Bilderbeck, William Christensen, George Conrade, Walter Fisher, William Fowles, iVilliam Gibbs, Stanley Gordon, Wilfred Hayward, Ballance Hostick, Frederick Hurdle, Neale Johnston, Clarence Lowe, Edward Mansell, Herbert Marshall, Leslie Matthews, Basil Porter, Thomas Ryan, Cecil Scott, Oswald Smith, Charles Stunell, Edgar Taylor, Burns Watson, Arthur Wenham, Alfred Wilson. Girls: Mildred Awdry, Margaret Belfit, Ivy Bishop, Eileen Bowler, Violet Brooks, Eileen Cronin, Myrtle Eade, Vera Gould, Violet Harvey, Eva Haswell, Clare Haybittle, EvaHubuer, Barbara Hunter, Jessie Innes, Kathleen Jackman, Ivy Lane, Ida McLeod, Ivy Pike, Alberta Scott, Isabella Sporle, Francis Standen, Fanny Watson, Olive Williamson, Ida Worsfold. District High School. As a result of the examination, the following scholars have been classified as under: — Class I. — Janie Cowles, Laura Hill, John Hill. Class II. — George Bartholomew, Janet Bray, Charity Bishop, Eva Carthew, Lizzie Cartwright, Gordon Giesen, Jessie Goldfinch, Elsie Haybittle, Isabel Haybittle, Laura Haybittle, Percy Hill, Louis Murray, Ethel O'Halloran, Violet Palmer, Roy Prior, Alfred Stunell, Amy Watts. Class 111. — Cameron Campion, Leo Campion, Henry Morphy, Dudley Prior, Kenneth Ray, George, Rosoman, Elizabeth Sopp.
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