Recognition Awards

The Catholic Education Commission Tasmania Recognition Awards were established to recognise and honour those who have contributed in a special way to the growth, development and achievements of Catholic Education Tasmania.

Award Categories

Exemplary Contribution to Catholic Education

Recognises individuals whose contribution to Catholic Education Tasmania has been exemplary.

Outstanding Service as an Employee within Catholic Education

Recognises individuals who give outstanding service as employees in Catholic Education Tasmania.

Outstanding Contribution as a Friend in Catholic Schools

Recognises individuals whose contribution to one or more Catholic school communities has been outstanding.

2020 Recognition Award Recipients

Congratulations and thank you to the following people who will be receiving a Recognition Award in 2020:

Exemplary Contribution to Catholic Education

Fr Mark Freeman

Outstanding Service as an Employee within Catholic Education

Bev Currie

Craig Deayton

Deearne Spaulding

Donna Duggan

Jenny Noble

Jo Barker

Judith Pakinga

Patrick Coleman

Outstanding Contribution as a Friend in Catholic Schools

Fr Chris Hope

Greta Kay

Michelle and Paul Crennan

25 Years of Service Awards

Catholic Education Week celebrations provide an opportunity to recognise our committed and gifted teachers and support staff who have served 25 years in Catholic education.

Since the 25 Years of Service Awards began in 2006, over 350 Catholic Education Tasmania staff have been recognised for their generous service to our schools and colleges.

2020 25 Years of Service Award Recipients

Congratulations and thank you to the following people who will be receiving a 25 Years of Service Award in 2020:

Anita Cunningham

Carmel Sills

Cecelia del Carmen Amaya

Connie Thomas

Donna Banks

Elizabeth Illingworth

Gavin Hicks

Gwenda Gregson

Jacquie Mayne

Janet Wilson

Julia Denniss

Lawrence Bourke

Luke McCormack

Lynda Reid

Patrick Coleman

Paul Smith

Samantha Wilton

Simon Natoli

Nominations for Recognition Awards and 25 Years of Service Awards are called for in Term Three each year. Presentations are made to recipients at regional events held in Catholic Education Week the following year.