2019 Illawarra Schools Excellence in VET Awards

2019 Illawarra Schools Excellence in VET Awards

Workplace Learning held the Illawarra Schools VET Awards on Monday 11 November 2019 at Villa D’Oro Function Centre. The awards showcased 36 of the region’s best and brightest HSC students who have excelled in their individual VET courses across various schools and RTOs in the region. 14 of these students were selected to receive an additional certificate for particularly excelling in their industry categories and Nina Bruce took out the Overall Award for being Student of the Year. Congratulations to all students!

VET Students of the Year – Industry Category Award Recipients

  • Carly Binstadt, Warilla High School, Business Services
  • Lachlan Kill, TAFE NSW attended Kanahooka High School, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Rhyz Presser, Corrimal High School, Students with Special Educational Needs
  • Mathew Robinson, TAFE NSW attended St Joseph’s Catholic High School, School Based Apprentice
  • Ella Weall, Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts & Novotel Wollongong, School Based Apprentice
  • Kristy Mitrevski, Holy Spirit College, Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
  • Nina Bruce, Kentucky Fried Chicken Pty Ltd attended Five Islands Secondary College, School Based Trainee
  • Carly Binstadt, Warilla High School, Retail Services
  • Damon O’Neil, Information & Digital Technology, Shellharbour Anglican College
  • Merryn Cupitt, Woonona High School, Hospitality (Food & Beverage)
  • Jessica Nagy, Figtree High School, Entertainment
  • Alyssa Reason, Shellharbour Anglican College, Tourism & Events
  • Warren Farrugia, Keira High School, Construction
  • Jayden Nikolovski, Electrotechnology, Holy Spirit College
  • George Buist, Metal & Engineering, Edmund Rice College
  • Nina Bruce, Five Islands Secondary College, 2019 Overall Student of the Year

Excellence in Workplace Training Award Recipients

  • Peter & Dean Sumner, All Up Bricklaying
  • Chantelle Drolc, Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
  • Pauline Kearton, BlueScopeWIN Wollongong Eisteddfod
  • Jason Krstevski & Eli Maguire, FormFix Pty Ltd

Workplace Learning would like to thank our sponsors:

  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • Department of Education – Training Services NSW
  • Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong
  • Illawarra Industry Council
  • BlueScopeWIN Community Partners

You can see all of the photos on our Facebook page


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