partners with the Public Education Foundation to manage these awards. There are
11 senior colleges in ACT; each college receives three awards each worth $1000.
Each college nominates year 12 students for an academic award, a citizenship award,
and a Capital Chemist award (which is presented for various activities from community
service. Nominees are assessed by the Public Education Foundation late in the students’
year 11 and presented at a public ceremony early each year as the students commence