Top 10 Australian High Schools - Companion AC
The following table lists the nation's top 10 high schools based on the number of their alumni who received the top order of Australia honours - Companion of the Order (AC)
between 1975 and 2010. There are 435 people who have received Companion since the honours were first awarded in 1975. The Companion is Australia’s greatest civic honour.
In the Australian honours system appointments to the Order of Australia confer recognition for outstanding achievement and service.
AC - Companion of the Order is awarded for eminent achievement and merit of the highest degree in service to Australia or humanity at large.
Source: The Age, 4 December 2010