Shoalhaven Schools Excellence in Vocational Education & Training Awards 2016

Presented by: Workplace Learning

 

The annual Shoalhaven Schools Excellence in Vocational Education & Training (VET) Awards were held on Thursday 23 June 2016 at Bomaderry Bowling Club. These awards recognise the extraordinary achievements of students across a wide range of industry categories as they strive towards their HSC. Students were nominated by their school, training organisation or by the workplacement host employer.

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VET STUDENT OF THE YEAR – OVERALL

The winner of this award is determined by the panel following an interview process. The winner is the student who stands out not only in a particular award category but as an overall star student. The winner of this year’s award went to:

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Harmony Brown – VET STUDENT OF THE YEAR

St John the Evangelist Catholic High School

STUDENT OF THE YEAR – INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

Of the assessed students, a winner was determined from each category. The recipients of these category awards were:

Gabrielle Leslie – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – ANIMAL STUDIES
TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute attending Nowra Anglican College

Blake Kelly – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – CONSTRUCTION
Shoalhaven High School

Rachael James – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – ENTERTAINMENT
Nowra Anglican College

Harmony Brown – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – HOSPITALITY
St John the Evangelist Catholic High School

Chloe Dickinson – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – HUMAN SERVICES
TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute attending Nowra Christian School

Josh Vincent – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – AUTOMOTIVE
TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute attending Nowra High School

Brodie Ward – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – METAL & ENGINEERING
Vincentia High School

Zach Remnant – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – PRIMARY INDUSTRIES
Bomaderry High School

Anthony Little – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – ELECTRO-TECHNOLOGY
TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute attending Nowra High School

Kyle Webb – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – SPECIAL NEEDS
Bomaderry High School

Jarod Stubbs – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER
Vincentia High School

Corinne McAlister – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – TOURISM & EVENTS
TAFE NSW – Illawarra Institute attending Bomaderry High School

Blake Kelly – STUDENT OF THE YEAR – SCHOOL BASED TRAINEESHIP
Shoalhaven High School

 

EMPLOYERS

Workplace Learning Shoalhaven would like to thank our exceptional host employers for 2016. Each year we look to many businesses in the Shoalhaven to use their industry knowledge and expertise to provide training and mentoring to the many students who require it as part of their HSC. Without the support and enthusiasm of employers this program would not be the success that it is. In 2016 the recipients of the employer of the year award go to:

 

Bomaderry Bowling Club – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

Integra Packaging – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

Vogue Landscapes – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

Benchmark Estimating Software – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

I.T Basecamp – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

Damarrose Cafe – EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE TRAINING

 

SPONSORSHIP

Our awards would not have been possible without the following sponsors:

Bomaderry Bowling Club

Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven Business Chamber

Apprenticeship Support Australia

Training Services NSW

TAFE NSW Illawarra Institue

Shoalhaven Community College

Nowchem

Manildra

 

PHOTOS

Photographs on the night were taken by the skilled Phil Harris from Phil Harris Photography in Nowra. Photos will be made available to schools in the coming weeks.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Was provided by the talented Nowra High School student –

CAMERON FERNIE