A Victory Lutheran College student has eclipsed the 99 mark and was ranked inside the top 4 per cent of the state for five subjects.
College dux Aleisha Coyle scored an incredible 99.35 to cap off a successful year for Victory, which had more than 20 per cent of its students record an ATAR above 90.
Almost 55 per cent of its year 12 group had a ranking above 70.
Victory's head of secondary Tim Hartwich was delighted with the results.
"We are extremely proud of all of our student's achievements and the amazing young adults they have become," he said.
Having navigated their way through their two final years of schooling in the midst of a global pandemic, they met every standard asked of them and then some.
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"Their resilience, determination and positive relationships during the past two challenging years is testament to how well they adapted to the disruption of COVID and remote learning.
"We recognise the role of teachers, staff and families in supporting our students in their efforts."
Hannah Chick was third in class with a 96.9, which included scores of 43 in geography and 41 in revolutions and English, just behind the second ranked student who requested to keep their result private.
Liam Davies (94.9), Tim Vogelsang (94.8), Lauren Coyle (94.65) and Lilli Wieland (91.3) all topped 90.
Catholic College Wodonga dux Sachi Kerr produced a 97.95 and was one of four at the school above 97.
He has been accepted into a certificate IV visual arts course at TAFE and also plans to study science and arts at Monash University.
"I was very surprised. I was fully expecting to get low 90s and I don't know what happened," he said.
"Both of my sisters got 96 and 97 and I didn't think I could live up to that, but I got higher than both of them."
Aspiring engineer Max Gobel was rapt with his score of 97.9 and felt remote learning was an equaliser.
"It doesn't matter if you pay $60,000 a year for school in Melbourne if you're on Zoom. It's how much you can motivate yourself," he said.
Charlotte Halligan's 97.55 was enough to allow her to study geoscience at Ballarat's Federation University, but she has a gap year planned.
"It was very up and down, but it was good in a way as I could do a lot at my own pace, which I find better than in a classroom," she said.
Harry Gibson said he exceeded his expectations with a 97.55 and will study science and biotechnology at Australian National University in Canberra next year.
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