On Friday 10 August St John’s hosted the annual Old Collegians Awards Breakfast that acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of some exceptional past students.
Invited guests, Old Collegians, current students and staff joined together at Hillstone St Lucia to recognise and value the contribution that St John’s graduates are making to the communities in which they now live and work.
During the morning guest speaker Aaron Birkby, CEO, Startup Catalyst shared his thoughts on what the future looks like and how to take an idea and make it real, inspiring students past and present.
The Old Collegian Award winners in each category are as follows:
Academic Excellence- Dr Ashleigh Wright (Class of 2007)
Psychologist, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital
Excellence in the Workplace – Sarah Tobin (Class of 2009)
Psychologist, Organisational Development, Uber HQ (San Francisco)
Service to the College – Ashley Hanger (Class of 2011)
Editorial Coordinator, Queensland Magazines
Service in the Community – Mark Daniels (Class of 2010)
Motivational Speaker and representing Australia at the 2018 Invictus Games
Principal’s Award – Old Collegian of the Year – Catherine Lo (Class of 2009)
Associate, Clifford Chance, Sydney
Old Collegian Shihaab Azam (2017) also performed the Master of Ceremonies duties on the morning. Shihaab is currently studying a dual degree in Business and Law at the Queensland University of Technology.
2018 Old Collegians Awards Breakfast Program – with full biographical details on all award winners.