Thomas Maxwell, Cheviot Area School
Thomas Maxwell was the Dux of Cheviot Area School for 2014.
He had a great year, both academically and on the sports field. Thomas achieved Level 3 NCEA, and is heading off to Lincoln University to continue his study towards a diploma in agriculture and farm management.
Thomas excelled on the rugby field this year, making the NZ Barbarian Area School's team in July, and played against the NZ Harlequins in August. He was head boy for 2014, having spent all 13 years at our school. He has been a wonderful student, and will continue to challenge himself at university.
Thomas attended an Outward Bound course in January 2013, which he would thoroughly recommend to all school leaders. It helped him understand the responsibilities of leadership and the rewards that it brings.