St John’s Foundation

Nominate an outstanding Old Collegian

The Old Collegians’ Awards recognises the exceptional achievements of St John’s graduates in many fields of endeavour, in tertiary study, professional life and in the community in which they live. From the earliest graduates in 2000 to the most recent in 2017, all of our graduates strive to be well-educated, innovative, inspirational and compassionate people of influence.

The nominees are acknowledged and winners announced at the Old Collegians’ Awards Breakfast on Friday, 10 August 2018 at Hillstone St Lucia Golf Links. This event celebrates the achievements of our past students and brings together the network of community members who support St John’s.

Old Collegians’ Award Categories

  • Award for Academic Excellence
  • Award for Excellence in the Workplace or Profession
  • Award for Service to the Community
  • Award for Service to the College

Award Categories Eligibility Criteria

  • Award for Academic Excellence

The Academic Excellence Award recognises outstanding achievement in areas such as academic performance, research, leadership and service in the academic community. Exceptional overall course grades and a sustained record of scholarship and high achievements are indicative of the recipient of the award.

  • Award for Excellence in the Workplace or Profession

The Excellence in the Workplace Award recognises the significant contribution and success of a past student in their chosen industry or profession. Indicative of the recipient, the award is presented for the dedication to their position through excellence, loyalty and reliability in job performance.

  • Award for Service to the Community

The Service to the Community Award recognises significant contribution to the local, national or international community. The recipient of this award is a person with a socially significant role, who applies outstanding leadership and educated expertise creating improvements in the community.

  • Award for Service to the College

The Service to the College Award recognises the contribution to the College given by an Old Collegian after graduating. Recipients of this award make a difference to the life of the College through volunteering their time, energy and enthusiasm to support activities in which the current College students are involved.

Please nominate an Old Collegian by 2 June 2018 by clicking here

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Old Collegian Feature – Ashley Hanger 

Old Collegian Ashley Hanger (Class of 2011) performed her Master of Ceremonies role with confidence, style and grace at the recent Mother’s Day High Tea event at St John’s on Saturday 12 May. With over 150 ladies in attendance and Lisa Newman as the guest speaker, Ashley ensured that the day’s proceedings ran to time with maximum enjoyment for all.

Following her graduation from St John’s as College Captain in 2011, Ashely went to study a Bachelor of Journalism/Communication, Public Relations at the University of Queensland. During her studies Ashley volunteered at the Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia as well as various internships including The Red Republic and Nine News. Ashley currently holds the position of Editorial Coordinator, Queensland Magazines while continuing to run her blog ‘Smash’ as her personal project and creative outlet.

Elaine MacRae
Development Coordinator