COHORT LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE
FROM jackaroos to criminologists, the future certainly is exciting for Year 12 students at Saint Mary’s Catholic College.
This is the college’s largest group of Year 12s ever to graduate and the diversity of where they are heading is incredible.
College principal Angela Myles said she was extremely proud of the achievements of all these Year 12 students and pleased to see such a wide variety of pathways open to them.
“It’s exciting to see the breadth of possibilities ahead of these young people,” she said.
Following in the tradition of many past students, Georgia Reeve is joining the Australian Defence Force.
“I am going to join the Air Force to become an operational air intelligence analyst. I’m both excited and nervous for this. I want to see if it is as good as dad made it sound,” Georgia said.
College dux Joshua Soley is heading off to study engineering.
“I am particularly excited to meet new people. I want to study engineering so that I will be able to apply mathematics and science in a meaningful way,” he said.
Sandro Villani got a taste for sound engineering when helping with the annual Disney Junior musical.
“It is my goal to be a sound engineer. I feel confident about my choices and excited,” Sandro said.
Jess Barron has been completing a Certificate in Agriculture as one of Saint Mary’s many school- based trainees.
“Next year I am going to work on a dairy. I love working with animals. I am so excited to be in control of my own destiny,” Jess said.
Kate- Lynn Atkinson is spending her Schoolies Week volunteering in Cambodia and loves to help others.
“I will be studying primary teaching. I am very passionate about encouraging young learners and making a difference in their lives. I am so excited,” she said.
Not all students move away from home. Courtney Burrows is looking forward to working and studying through Tarong.
“Next year I am so excited to be continuing study as a part- time university student, studying a Bachelor of Business,” Courtney said.
Dance has always been a passion for Kassi MacLaren.
She is hoping to open her own hip- hop dance studio at the Sunshine Coast next year.
“I want to help to teach people to dance. I’m so excited to do this as I’ve been dancing for 11 years and I’ve wanted to do this since I started dancing,” Kassi said.
Saint Mary’s really does prepare students for whatever exciting challenges life has in store.
TALENTED BUNCH: Saint Mary‘ s Year 12 students are pursuing a range of diverse careers after school.