27 Academic Blues were presented at the Annual Blues Awards along with the Thirlestane Award for the student achieving the highest grade point average at Level 3 in the 2011 NCEA exams, this year won by Nina Su. Ex-pupil Dr James Johnston was the guest speaker. On the night, it was also noted that Mahurangi College gained 15 scholarships in last years examinations as well. Congratulations to all the Hard working students. more..