In an wonderful result at the annual Queensland Training Awards, Mary Chol (St James College, Brisbane) has was awarded the state winner in the Equity VET Student of the Year award. Through an intensive application process, Mary first took out the regional award then the top honor in the state, beating out a field of 7 finalists from all regions in Queensland. Mary is in Year 12 and wants to study Nursing next year.
Education is everything for Mary Chol and her family, and as a result she has taken every opportunity to learn and grow through the vocational training programs offered to her at St James College. She is currently undertaking a Certificate III in Fitness, and is especially interested in the health competencies involved in the qualification, as she aspires to study nursing at university.
Congratulations Mary and St James College!