#RAAwards2016: Finalists announced!

Drumroll please...we are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards!

Finalists in the 2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards

After a tough week of deliberations, our judging panel was blown away by the calibre of the 63 nominations from 47 schools across Victoria. The quality was outstanding across the board.

2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards finalists by category (in no particular order):

Group Action Award

Nossal High School: Formation
Emerald Secondary College: TADAA (Teens Against Drugs And Alcohol)
Rural Youth Ambassadors

Pearson Australia Teacher of the Year Award

Sonya Gregorio, Barwon Valley Special Development School
Kristie Satilmis, Auburn High School
Zack Pretlove, Melbourne Girls College

Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award

Kristen Sellings, Yarram Secondary College
Thomas Velican, Nossal High Schools
Kelly Phan, Bendigo Senior Secondary College

Department of Education and Training SRC of the Year - Primary

Swan Hill Primary School JSC
Coatesville Primary School SRC
Rosanna Primary School JSC

Department of Education and Training SRC of the Year - Secondary

Braybrook College
Mount Waverley Secondary College
Mount Alexander College
Bendigo Senior Secondary College

Over the next four weeks we are counting down to the VicSRC Recognition Awards ceremony, where we celebrate best practice student voice and award $20,000 in grants to schools all across Victoria.

Stay tuned to Facebook for our 'Meet the finalists' features, and get to know the ins-and-outs of these incredible student voice stories transforming education.

Big thank you to our judging panel, and congratulations to all our finalists and nominees! 

#VicSRC | #RAAwards2016


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The 2016 VicSRC Recognition Awards are proudly supported by:


Youth Affairs Council Victoria


Department of Education and Training

Newsboys Foundation  Pearson


Questions? Please contact Fiona Campbell, Events & Communications Officer via  or 03 9267 3777.

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