Curtin University recognises best of teaching graduates at annual awards


Jared Prentis is presented with her award from Melissa Stanton at Curtin University’s School of Education Awards night.
Jared Prentis is presented with her award from Melissa Stanton at Curtin University’s School of Education Awards night.

CURTIN University education graduates were recognised at the School of Education’s 2016 Awards Night, honouring their academic achievements and commitment to the field of teaching.

This year, 19 students from the bachelors, masters and PhD programs were recognised across 22 award categories.

Education head Lina Pelliccione said the awards were earned by the students through their outstanding efforts while completing their course of study.

“The award winners demonstrated, in their studies and in practice, their passion and authentic commitment to their field and to the people they have chosen to help, support, guide and serve,” she said.

East Cannington resident Jared Prentis was recently recognised at the Curtin University School of Education 2016 Awards Night, which took place on July 29.

He was the recipient of the Reiko Ishikawa Award, recognising his outstanding course results in the Japanese Language.