Awards of Excellence in Catholic Aboriginal Education

The Awards of Excellence in Catholic Aboriginal Education were announced at a dinner in Fremantle on Friday, 28 August 2015, recognising outstanding individuals and schools.

Six Aboriginal students were presented with awards, in recognition of the leadership, motivation and commitment to their culture and education demonstrated over 2014 and 2015.

Also acknowledged with awards on the night were two long-serving Aboriginal staff members in Catholic Education, an outstanding Aboriginal member of the Catholic Education community, a dedicated Aboriginal educator, and two schools excelling in Aboriginal education.

It was a fantastic night celebrating the achievements of some of those who are leading by example in the area of Catholic Aboriginal Education, congratulations to all the award winners!


Awards of Excellence in Catholic Aboriginal Education winners 2014/2015

Sr Veronica Ryan award for Outstanding Female Aboriginal Student:

Fr Michael McMahon Memorial Award for Outstanding Male Aboriginal Student:

Ken Dean Memorial Award for Outstanding Aboriginal Community Member 2015: 

  • Rob Ryle

Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award 2015:

  • Tracey Dann

Long Serving Aboriginal Staff:

  • Kazue Akune & Norman Brahim

Outstanding School Award (Joint winners):