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Engaged service learning (students)

Nominees

Giving a Voice to Youth Mental Health: Kelly Attard (Bachelor of Psychology)

Kelly Attard 

Kelly’s involvement in the Townsville and Mackay headspace centres has earned her a 2014 Opal Award. She has provided ongoing support for community projects as well as served on the national and local youth reference group to raise awareness about youth mental health.

Achieving Results Through Indigenous Education (ARTIE): Paula McDonald (Bachelor of Learning Management)

Paula McDonald 

Paula has worked in conjunction with school-based Indigenous coordinators and teams, to help deliver ARTIE - a program that encourages Indigenous students to achieve, succeed and inspire through a rewards based, tutor-supported engagement program.

Anything Olivistro: Alina Bonaventura (Bachelor of Arts Honours in Creative Writing)

Alina Bonaventura 

Alina has written, created and developed a Young Adult Urban Fantasy Novel which she shares with the elderly residents in a nursing home in Bundaberg.