Head Boy and Girl
The head boy and girl at Excellere College are responsible for providing leadership for the student body. They are selected after a rigorous application process and interview demonstrating their character, and commitment to the role. They meet regularly with the Principal, contribute to student initiatives and liaise with other student bodies.
The Head Boy and Girl for 2023 are Caleb Duinkerke and Amy Whitehead.
We have four Whānau Groups at Excellere College, each named after the surrounding mountains (maunga) in Whangarei. The Whānau leaders organise House events, and co-ordinate others in their Whānau for the events. This involved running the inter house scavenger hunt, colouring competition, paper plane competition, school cross country, as well as a host of other sporting and cultural events.
This year our leaders are:
Hikurangi: LJ Volschenk and Joel Schoemaker
Hurupaki: Ulricke Schreuder and Zyber Sta Cruz
Parihaka House: Rhozarius Gordon and Micah Ellis
Parakiore: Morgan Swanepool and Melisa Tshuma
Our School council comprises of two students from Year 6 to 13 for each year level. Council representatives are selected by their class. They are involved in organising and developing projects around the school, as a pathway for student voice, and future leadership in the school.
This year’s Student Council representatives are:
Year 6: Josiah De Vetter and Ella Teariki
Year 7: Emilee-Jae Bristowe and Harper Heperi
Year 8: Kelly De Beer and Jacob Duinkerke
Year 9: Connor Hiscox and Luan Bezuidenhout
Year 10: Keanu Aprea and Caylin Watkins
Year 11: Sienna Quenault and Olive Wojnowski
Year 12: Natahlia Thompson and Joel Schoemaker
Year 13: Melisa Tshuma and Ryan Stallard
School Board Representative
School Board representative is selected through a student vote. The Student Trustee brings a student perspective to Board korero and decision making.
Our current Student Trustee is Melisa Tshuma.