The Deakin Shield is presented in the spirit of Alfred Deakin, after whom the electorate of Deakin was named.
The award recognises the valuable contribution of students from schools throughout Deakin.
Students are recognised for their:
– high standard in attitude and achievement;
– participation in all school activities with a good attitude;
– full commitment to the ethos of the school;
– an awareness of others and their needs; and,
– positive contribution to the school community.