Toowoomba Grammar School Year 12 student Harry Schatz was awarded Dux of Year 11 after an outstanding year of academic performance in 2017.

Harry, who commenced at Toowoomba Grammar in the Prep year, studies English, Philosophy and Reason, French, Japanese, Chemistry and Mathematics B.

He combines his academic studies with a full commitment to the school’s extensive co-curricular program. As Leader of Arts at the School, Harry is a member of the String Ensemble, Vivace Quartet, Choir and the Grammarphones.

Currently he is preparing for the Associate in Music (AMusA) in piano and he also plays the cello.

Last year, Harry thoroughly enjoyed his involvement in the school production, Oliver – The Musical, in conjunction with the girls from Fairholme College with performances at Toowoomba’s Empire Theatre.

For many years at Toowoomba Grammar School, Harry has been developing his skills in debating.

He has received various Debating Excellence Awards and his team won the University of Southern Queensland’s Senior School Mooting competition last year. Harry plans to study Law once he completes Year 12.

Harry has learned foreign languages throughout his primary and secondary education.

Over the recent summer holidays Harry undertook an international student exchange sponsored by the Lions Club to France and Germany.

Harry also tutors at the Toowoomba Refugee and Migrant Service’s Homework Club, volunteers at the Languages and Cultural Festival in Toowoomba, clears lantana with Friends of the Escarpment, and is a member of the School’s Interact Club and a White Ribbon Committee member.

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