Graduating Class of 2020

We caught up with the Yalari graduating class of 2020 to see what they are getting up to this year after finishing school…

Aidan Finn (Geelong Grammar School)plans on working for 12 months before applying for a Bachelor of Commerce with a Major in Marketing at Melbourne University

Cheyenne Baker (Scotch College, Adelaide) looks forward to studying Public Health at Flinders University.

Darcy Palmer (Geelong Grammar School) plans to take a gap-year then pursue further studies at university.

Georgia Dennison  (Abbotsleigh) has been offered early entry into two universities. She will attend either Macquarie University for Bachelor of Human Science or Charles Sturt University for Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Radiography).

Haley Hunt (John Paul College) is interested in returning to her Gapuwiyak NT to work in the health and community engagement space.

Holly Austin (Abbotsleigh) will be attending Charles Sturt University to study a Bachelor of Criminal Justice.

Hunter Lawson (Shore) has secured early entry into the International College of Management Sydney – Bachelor of Property.

Imani Austin (Scotch College, Adelaide) will be studying a Bachelor of Health Science at Flinders University, Melbourne.

Jade Jolliffe (Kinross Wolaroi School) has gained early entry to Macquarie University in Sydney to study Psychology.

Jaycee Sellings (Geelong Grammar School) will be attending university in Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Education.

Kiara Sutton (Kambala) has received a traineeship as an Indigenous Research Officer at Menzies. She will complete her traineeship and continue studies at university.

Kiirra Bligh (The Southport School) has been awarded a scholarship to attend Bond University and will study a Bachelor of Construction and Quantity Surveying.

Nadia Seriat (St Margaret’s) is aiming to study Marine Biology at JCU, Townsville.

Nina Pigram (St Catherine’s School Melbourne) looks forward to working with her local community following a gap-year.

Noah Allan (Riverview) has secured the Kambri Indigenous Undergraduate Scholarship at the Australian National University for 2021.

Noah Smith (Churchie) plans on studying a Bachelor of Information Technology (computer science) at the Queensland University of Technology.

Norah Hegedus (St Hilda’s) will be studying a Bachelor of Social Work at Queensland University of Technology.

Ricky Crawshaw-Tomlins (Riverview)has taken an internship with Yalari sponsor and supporter, RPS Group in Darwin.

Sopheena Toovey (St Margaret’s) is hoping to attend University in America to study Psychology.

Tyeena Pang (St Margaret’s) will be studying a Bachelor of Nursing Science at James Cook University.

Tyrese Carr-White (Kinross Wolaroi School) will be undertaking pre-program to study at University of NSW.

These Yalari journeys made possible by the generosity of the following supporters:

The Earle Foundation, Campbell Edwards Trust, Di & Steve McCready, Gailey Lazarus Foundation, Judith Musgrave Family Foundation, Langports Foundation, Lipman Karas, Newsboys Foundation, Rob & Jen Sindel, Rosey Kids Foundation, The Australian Government and The Doug Hall Foundation.



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