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Sam takes to the airwaves

Sam takes to the airwaves

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Sam Blacker graduated from St Columba Anglican School in 2007. After graduation, Sam took a gap year, then travelled to Melbourne where he studied a Bachelor degree (which he says he will probably never use!) and a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Radio, which he says really gave his life ...
Briannan a Finalist in the Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Briannan a Finalist in the Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

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Throughout her Year 12 Design and Technology studies in 2016, alumni student Briannan Rider spent many months researching the issues surrounding poor water quality in third world countries in the hope of designing a project that could overcome some of these issues. Briannan decided to ta ...
Alex’s Musical Journey

Alex’s Musical Journey

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Since graduating from SCAS in 2010, Alex Siegers has been busy trying lots of different things and travelling lots of different places. In 2011, Alex spent her gap year working as a Music Assistant at South Hampstead High School in London. She used her holidays to explore much of Euro ...
SCAS Alumna Phoebe Blyth following her dreams all over the world

SCAS Alumna Phoebe Blyth following her dreams all over the world

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Phoebe has been very busy since graduating from SCAS in 2007. Phoebe obtained her Bachelor of Arts at UNSW, and then a Masters of Teaching at the University of Sydney. She then travelled through South America and Europe, met an American, fell in love and moved to Chicago, where she ha ...
Alumni Ryan Bable Works Toward his Doctorate in the United States

Alumni Ryan Bable Works Toward his Doctorate in the United States

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Ryan Bable Alumni 2008, commenced at SCAS in Year 7, 2003. Ryan remembers playing a lot of basketball and handball at break times. After Ryan graduated, he made his way over to the USA to attend Butler University in Indianapolis where he joined a fraternity and majored in Psychology with ...
Lord of the Dance

Lord of the Dance

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Dancer, Sam Packer, has been very busy since graduating from St Columba in 2013. After graduation, Sam moved to Brisbane to train at the Pre Professional Program at Queensland Ballet. In 2016 he was accepted into the position of Jette Parker Young Artist, and is now a full Company Art ...
Harry Jones flies high

Harry Jones flies high

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Since graduating from SCAS in 2010 Harry has turned what was a hobby and utter passion into a career. Harry says that his final year of school was a critical time, when he made the decision to pursue a career in athletics. In 2011 Harry had his eyes firmly set on becoming a profession ...
Matthew is flying high

Matthew is flying high

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Matthew Baker says that as long as he can remember, he always wanted to fly. While in Year 10 at SCAS, Matthew began flying lessons with the Hastings District Flying Club, in parallel with his HSC studies. After graduating from SCAS in 2011 he moved to Sydney to study a Bachelor of Aviat ...
Floyd follows his passion

Floyd follows his passion

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Floyd graduated from St Columba in 2012, and in 2013 spent a year working in London as an IT & Admin Assistant at Colet Court, getting as much travel out of his system as possible. In 2014 Floyd returned to Australia to pursue journalism at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst. Fl ...
Cameron is passionate about early education

Cameron is passionate about early education

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Cameron Jones graduated from St Columba in 2010, and has been working at our Early Learning Centre,  Columba Cottage, since he was given the opportunity to take on a traineeship at the Centre in 2011. In Cam's words, “In my later schooling years my passion for sport saw me spend time ...
Jack Bligh-Jones is a Finalist for VET Student of the Year

Jack Bligh-Jones is a Finalist for VET Student of the Year

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After some standout HSC results in 2017 where he placed 7th in the state for Construction, Jack Bligh-Jones is a finalist in the NSW 2018 Training Awards. Jack is in the 2018 Vocational Education Training Schools Student of the Year category. Since finishing school last year, Jack has ...
Matt Follows his Own Path to Success

Matt Follows his Own Path to Success

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Matt Jones graduated in 2013 and recently returned to SCAS, to share his experiences of life after school to our Year 11 students. Matt commenced a course with the University of Sydney in Design Computing and found himself distracted by the entrepreneurial spirit which took him to the U ...
Rebecca finds her future in animation

Rebecca finds her future in animation

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Rebecca Hore graduated from St Columba in 2011, and during 2012 undertook a gap year working at a boarding school in Dublin, Ireland. After returning to Australia, Rebecca started a Bachelor of Economics but decided it wasn't the right course for her, and spent the next three years wo ...
Siobhan is a Qualified Primary School Teacher

Siobhan is a Qualified Primary School Teacher

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Siobhan Van-Der-Ley graduated from St Columba Anglican School in 2012 and has since completed a four year Bachelor of Primary Teaching. She has also undertaken a ten week practicum at New Lambton Public School with the Year 5 ELAN (extension on literacy and numeracy). During her interns ...
Daniel and Siobhan complete their studies together

Daniel and Siobhan complete their studies together

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Daniel Biltris and Siobhan Vanderley both graduated from SCAS in 2012. They now live together in Newcastle and have been engaged for two years, and are busily planning their wedding for 2018. Siobhan is in her final year of Primary Teaching this year, and is also on the Student Leader ...
Emily Wills’ Voice is back in SCAS’ Vocal Program

Emily Wills’ Voice is back in SCAS’ Vocal Program

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It did not take long for 2017 graduate Emily Wills to make her way back to the grounds of SCAS. Working this year as Assistant to the Vocal Program, Emily says it was the sense of community and belonging she felt as a student that brought her back. “When I was offered the vocal assist ...
Class of 2012 Reunion

Class of 2012 Reunion

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A lot can happen in five years, just ask the class of 2012. Recently a small group of SCAS Old Scholars from the class of 2012 met in the Performing Arts Centre for their five year reunion. The five year reunion is an opportunity for students to touch base and catch up with peers from ...
Lauren Continues to Visit SCAS

Lauren Continues to Visit SCAS

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Since finishing school in 2013, Lauren Benson (School Captain) has embarked on a wide range of adventures. Initially she took a gap year travelling through Southeast Asia and on her return she moved to Sydney to begin studies in journalism at the University of Technology Sydney. Lauren d ...