VCAL Achievement Awards
Current recipients of the VCAL Achievement Awards
Many of Victoria's best and brightest students were recognised at the VCAL Achievement Awards that took place at the Deakin Edge, Federation Square, on Monday 29 April 2019.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education James Merlino MP commended the award winners for their enthusiasm, commitment and diligence, and for the great example they provide for others.
Outstanding Achievement – Lachlan Essing, Eastern Ranges School
Outstanding Achievement – Elaya Carbone, Monbulk College
Personal Development Skills – Mimi French-Wright, Buckley Park College
Work Related Skills – Sarah Meakin, Wantirna College
Team Achievement – Hamid Arjomandi Lari, Georgia Hewitt and Stephanie Whitty, Doncaster Secondary College
Outstanding Achievement – Ashlee Fisher, Cranbourne East Secondary College
Outstanding Achievement – Dana Yap, John Paul College
Personal Development Skills – Rebekah Lear, Goroke P-12 College
Work Related Skills – Bradlee Simons , Peter Lalor Vocational College
Team Achievement – Brandon Stoll, Liaqat Ahmadi, Taylah Cavanagh, Loughlin Long, Steven Mark and Joshua Ringrose, Shepparton High School
Shalyn Carney, The Grange P-12 College
Koorie Student Achievement
Kobi Dunn, Wodonga Senior Secondary College
Integrated Program – Melanie Brooks, Lakeview Senior College
Integrated Program – Kerryn Katal, Assumption College, Kilmore
Program Development – Don Elliott, Holmesglen Vocational College
Team Teaching – Hannah Studd and Denise Walker, Mackillop Specialist School Geelong
VCAL Teacher of the Year – Melanie Brooks, Lakeview Senior College
Workplace Learning - Trade Training centre and Catholic Regional College Sydenham
VCAL Partnerships - Cardinia Catchment Landcare Group and Alkira Secondary College
VCAL Partnerships - WestVic Staffing Solutions, AME Systems and Ararat College
VCAL Partnerships - Victorian Miniature Railway, Harcourt Lions Club and Castlemaine Secondary College
Lorne P-12 College
VCAL is a hands-on senior secondary certificate of education that provides students with practical work-related experience, and develops literacy, numeracy, and personal skills. The certificate is a pathway to many careers and educational opportunities. VCAL students have gone on to start small businesses, change careers or pursue further study at a TAFE or university.
The VCAA congratulates all of the VCAL Achievement Award winners from the 2019 ceremony.