The inaugural Catholic Education Awards were presented on May 12 at Sacred Heart College in Adelaide. The event was attended by Education Minister, Mr Blair Boyer MP.
Out of the 12 recipients, four were from schools in the Diocese of Port Pirie including;
Early Career Teacher (Secondary) Ms Alanah Rowe – Middle Years Curriculum Enrichment Coordinator, Senior Psychology, Religion & Rite Journey Teacher, Caritas College.
Experienced Teacher (Primary) Mr Leigh O’Shaughnessy – R-6 Director of Learning & Wellbeing, Caritas College.
Innovative Program St Joseph’s School, Renmark: Wellbeing Program. an innovative approach that includes a range of wellbeing initiatives including a therapy dog named “Charlie” and a unique partnership with a local GP. Leadership / Lifelong Contribution Kylie Johnson – Director of Learning at St Barbara’s School, Roxby Downs.