2008 Blues Golds & Greens Awards
Student performance was recognised by the University and the Lincoln University Students’ Association through the annual ‘Blues, Golds and Greens Awards’ in semester two. Awards were presented for achievements in sport, culture, scholarship and leadership at a ceremony organised by the Students’ Association and attended by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor. Commendations and prizes for strong academic performance were also awarded at Division and Group levels. Further, student academic achievement was recognised through letters of congratulation sent by the Convenor of the Academic Administration Committee. To acknowledge the on-going life achievements of graduates and former students, in 2008 Lincoln University’s Alumni Association introduced a new category of Blues and Golds awards to match those of the Blues and Golds awarded annually to enrolled students who shine in particular sports or cultural activities. Forth inaugural presentation of these new awards, Lincoln University Alumni Association presented a special cricket Blue to all the members of the 1968 Lincoln College First XI. This is the team that was on the ill-fated inter-island ferry, Wahine, heading for Easter Tournament at Massey University, when it sank in the ﬁerce storm on 10 April 1968.