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The results are in for this year’s Higher School Certificate (HSC) and the news is good for north coast students, most of who passed with flying colours.

The results were something to be proud of with strong results across the region, said north coast relieving regional director of education, Mark Youngblutt.

‘I’m sure many young adults on the north coast are relieved it’s all over and I hope they get a well-deserved holiday before starting university, apprenticeship or work,’ Mr Youngblutt said.

‘The area had 291 Distinguished Achievers (scoring over 90 in a subject), and I would particularly like to congratulate Mullumbimby High School, which had three students on the All Rounders list of students, who scored above 90 in at least 10 units of study.

‘There were also 12 Top Achievers – placed in the top group of students for a course depending on the number of students enrolled for the course.’

At Byron Bay High School 37 results were in the Band 6 range (99-90) and 154 were in the Band 5 range (89-80).

‘Congratulations are due across the north coast and hinterland: from Kingscliff, through Lismore, and Grafton there are outstanding outcomes,’ he said.

Students can access the Careers Advisory Service from tomorrow (20 December) until 24 December by telephoning 1300 300 687 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday or by logging on to www.cas.det.nsw.edu.au and e-mailing at any time.

The service is designed for all students, whether their HSC results matched their expectations, or not.

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