Jonathan Bonnitcha (2004)
The 2004 Convocation medallist was Mr Jonathan Bonnitcha who graduated in 2004 with a BEc(SocSc) with First Class Honours. Jonathon has also been awarded the University Medal, the EC Wheelwright, JK Galbraith and Paul M Sweeney Prizes.
Jonathon has been an active participant in the sporting arena through his involvement in the Sydney University Sailing Club. He has twice been awarded a Senate Scholarship and the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for academic and sporting excellence. He was also awarded a University Blue for sailing in 2002. In 2001 and 2002 he was placed 4th and 3rd respectively at the World Sailing Championships in the 29er Class. He was a member of the National Olympic Squad in 2002 and 2003 and was in the Shadow windsurfing team for the 2004 Australian Olympic team.
Jonathon was also active in his undergraduate days through his participation in the Academic Forum and the Political Economy Student-staff Consultative Committee.
Jonathon Bonnitcha was awarded the 2006 Rhodes Scholarship.