Meet our 2020 Dux Jaikob Akinci

Jaikob was one of 38 students in Victoria who achieved an ATAR of 99.95 – the highest possible result.

From his start at BGS in Prep, Jaikob was a dedicated student, becoming a Prefect and School Vice-Captain in his final year.

Along his journey at BGS, he was awarded many Distinctions, particularly in Latin and the Sciences.

Jaikob involved himself in all aspects of school life including sport, music, debating and public speaking and service.

Jaikob at the 2021 Scholars Assembly with Headmaster Ross Featherston.

Jaikob finished 2020 with the prestigious Jim Fraser Memorial Prize, The Prize for the Vice-Captain of the School, The R W T Cowan Memorial Prize for Public Speaking, The English Language Prize, The R W Tovell Memorial Prize for Specialist Mathematics, The Class of 2012 Robert Connor Dawes Prize for Latin and The Marie and Ivan Epstein Prize for Biology.

He was guest speaker at this year’s Scholars’ Assembly.

Jaikob has received an offer to study medicine at Monash University.

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