Alumni News

Emma Jackson (Class of 2012)

Congratulations to Emma Jackson, Dux of the Class of ’12, for receiving the Catenian Association Youth Fund Scholarship for her leadership and dedication in helping the lives of others.

Among her many academic achievements, Emma volunteered for four years at St Lucy’s, a school for children with intellectual disabilities and she raised over $4000 for youth mental health charity, Headspace, by hiking the 800km Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain.

Emma is currently studying medicine at Notre Dame, Fremantle.

 

Angelique Nelis (Class of 2016)

Congratulations to Angelique Nelis, Class of 2016 School Captain who attended the Change the World Model United Nations (CWMUN) in NYC as part of the 2019 Delegate Scholarship.

This is an annual international meeting attended by more than 3500 students from all over the world, in which they debate the major issues of the international political agenda. 

 

Dr Naomi Malone (Class of 1990)

Naomi Malone has a love of history receiving an Outstanding Student Award while studying an MA in Public History and completing a PhD examining the history of deaf education in NSW. 

Profoundly deaf herself, Naomi has now written a book, A Constant Struggle: Deaf Education in New South Wales Since World War II , where she writes passionately about disability inclusion in Australia.

Read an interview with ‘Women’s Agenda’ here.

 

Tahli Moore (Class of  2012)

Tahli Moore is an elite Australian softball player, travelling the world and living her dream of playing softball.

However, in 2017, Tahli was dealt a devastating  blow that threatened her career. Read about how her resilience and determination led her back to the sport she loves…and her focus on Tokyo 2020.

Read an interview with the Australian Olympic Committee here.

 

Amy Woods (Class of  2007)

Amy Woods is a physiologist at the NSW Institute of Sport and for the Australian Sailing Team. Watch the video below about what it’s like on a day-to-day basis as an expert working with elite athletes.

A Day in the Life of a Physiologist

Amy Woods is a #TeamNSWIS physiologist embedded within the Australian Sailing Team. Hear what it's like on a day-to-day basis as an expert working with elite athletes.

Posted by NSW Institute of Sport on Wednesday, 29 May 2019