Nora Monday was was the Delany College recipient of the 2017 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence presented by Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on Thursday 7 September.
The awards are given each year to an outstanding student in every Catholic secondary school in the Diocese of Parramatta. This year's awards were presented after vespers in St Patrick's Cathedral in Parramatta.
Delany’s Principal, Robert Muscat, said Nora had been a school leader who carried out her duties in a meticulous and committed manner at all times. “These leadership traits were also evident during the Diocese’s pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016 in Poland when Nora represented the school,” he said.
Nora received a citation that acknowledged her consistently high academic achievements and noted that she is an enthusiastic participant in various extracurricular and representative sporting events.
Mr Muscat said Nora’s diligent application to her studies, her exemplary conduct as a school leader, her participation in extracurricular activities and her contribution to the school community made her a worthy recipient of the Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence.