old Striving for Excellence
As part of the ongoing quest for a culture of excellence at SMMS awards are given out each year to students who have excelled in either academics or formation.
The Academic Excellence Award, is given at the Graduation Ceremony to the highest academic achiever, considering the cumulative results over three years.
The Improvement Award, is given at the Graduation Ceremony to the seminarian whose academic results are the most improved (over 3yrs).
The Dean’s list, recognises seminarians who achieve an average of 75% and above in a semester.
Peter Storey Award, is given at the Valedictory Service to the seminarian who, during his/her stay at SMMS, exhibited the highest calibre of devotion to duty, diligence, moral character, courage and leadership potential.
The Effort Award, is given at the Valedictory Service to the seminarian who, at the end of his/her stay at SMMS, is found to be the most improved in character and attitude, the seminarian who evidences the most assimilation of SMMS values. Consideration is made to the seminarian’s progress in FEM, Church placement and community life.
Chaplain’s list, is determined by the semester formation assessments. The top ten seminarians (those with the highest scores) appear on the list.