Year 12 Graduation Celebrations

Last night the Year 12 students, family, friends and staff gathered for the final time to celebrate the successes of the Year 12 cohort at Mass and Graduation at Optus Stadium.

The evening commenced with Mass, celebrated by Fr Garner and acolyte Mr Michael Diamond.

At the conclusion of Mass, guests gathered on the Champions Terrace for refreshments prior to the commencement of the Graduation Ceremony.

The Graduation ceremony included slideshows and reflective addresses including;

  • Graduation Address from 2020 College Captains Mitch and Anastasia
  • Principal’s Address from Mr John Finneran

In his Principal’s Address, Mr Finneran reiterated that “the fundamental beliefs and assumptions in this community are that you all have the potential to succeed. Our Vision for Learning Shine through discovery – let you light shine asks this of us — that we can be excellent; we have license to let our light shine.”


The evening concluded with recognising the outstanding academic, sporting and community achievements and contributions of the Year 12 cohort. The following students received the College’s highest awards:

  • Dominique Burns, recipient of the Class of 1977 Award. The highest achieving student engaged in Vocational and Educational Training opportunities.
  • Tegan Connelly received the JJ Clune Award. Presented to the Year 12 student who is acknowledged as the most outstanding graduate of the year.
  • Kate Broderick who was announced as this year’s Br Cletus Read Proxime Accessit recipient.
  • The Monsignor Kennedy Award for Dux of the College was awarded to Jack Towie.

A full list of award winners can be found here:

Download Year 12 2020 Award Recipients

Congratulations to our Year 12’s. We are delighted to officially welcome you all as our newest Alumni; The Class of 2020.