Prime Minister's Award 2018

The Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence recognises the success of the very top New Zealand Scholarship student in the country. The recipient has the most outstanding examination results and the highest overall academic excellence of all the Premier Award winners.

The recipient of the 2018 award was announced by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, at Parliament on 1 May 2019 – former Macleans College student, Yang Fan Yun.

 PM Award Yang Fan Yun and PM

Winner of the 2018 Prime Minister's Award, Yang Fan Yun with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern.

Yang Fan achieved Outstanding Scholarships in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Economics, and Statistics, and Scholarship in Agricultural and Horticultural Science, Calculus, English, Geography, and Health and Physical Education.

Yang Fan is currently studying Economics at the University of Auckland. Yang Fan has been accepted into Stanford University to study Economics, Human Biology, and Public Policy later in 2019.

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