Nine outstanding South Australian educators, including one with a chicken called ‘Hennifer Lopez’, were recognised last night at the annual Catholic Education Awards ceremony.
The Awards – which are celebrated as part of Catholic Education Week (May 15 – 21 2023) -recognise outstanding achievements and contributions by staff and volunteers across South Australia’s 101 Catholic schools.
The award ceremony was held at Hilton Adelaide, attended by the Honorable Katrine Hilyard MP, Minister for Child Protection following a Mass at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Wakefield Street led by Archbishop Patrick O’Regan.
“These awards shine a light on the incredible passion of our staff and volunteers. The Awardees demonstrate the extraordinary outcomes that can be achieved when people are dedicated and passionate about teaching and learning,” says John Foley, Assistant Director, Catholic Education South Australia.
“At Catholic Education South Australia we really care about our students – we’re keen to see every young person in our schools thrive. Each of these recipients is a wonderful example of the unwavering commitment to Catholic education shown by staff and volunteers in our 101 school communities across the State.”
Congratulations to the Catholic Education Award recipients for 2023.