Previous finalists

Note finalists listed in bold indicate category winners.

2016

QUT's Room Three Sixty hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on Thursday 27 October 2016. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon Kate Jones MP.

Read stories about the finalists below and other nominees.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Robert Cooke, The Southport School. Sherryl Gregory, St Columban’s College. Kath Kayrooz, Queensland Academies – Science, Mathematics and Technology. Jim Wagner, Trinity Bay State High School.

Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Sunanda Bradbury, Emerald North State School. Kirsten Clements, Valkyrie State School. Strachan Kosanovic, Cavendish Road State High School. Ian Perry, The Gap State High School. Brett Webster, Ormiston College.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Jacques du Toit, Riverside Christian College. Kirsten Hogg, Queensland Academies – Science, Mathematics and Technology. Nathan King, St John’s Anglican College. Ojars Rugins, Cooroy State School. Joel Speranza, St Joseph’s Nudgee College. Prudence Vaughan, Sheldon College.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Chloe Bennett, Riverside Christian College. Carole Berry, Clayfield College. Sheva Butler, Wondai State School. Emily Dunleavy, Marsden State High School. Krystal Flynn, Tagai State College, Saibai Island Campus. Jessica Harvey, Andergrove State School.

2015

QUT's Room Three Sixty hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 30 October 2015. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon Kate Jones MP.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Dr Rod Campbell, Aspley East State School. Will Jones, C&K North Queensland, Alan Parsons, The Southport School. Paul Baker, St Teresa’s Catholic College. Jeff Balshaw, Brisbane School of Distance Education. Jan Robbins, Beenleigh State High School.

Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Adam Kuss, Cavendish Road State High School. Michael Lobb, Sunnybank Hills State School. Francine Potts, Calamvale Community College. Helen Wardrop, Sarina State School. Kim Wickham, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Conan Bland, The Southport School. Michael Cocks, Toowoomba Grammar School. Amanda Dennien, C&K Murgon Community Kindergarten. Cate McGrath, Ipswich Grammar School. Helen Reynolds, Queensland Academies - Health Sciences Campus, Anthony Young, St Laurence’s College.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Michelle Alford, Kirwan State High School. Nathan Christensen, Kelvin Grove State College. Jesse Olds, Chapel Hill State School. Fiammetta Stefani, Milpera State High School. Stephen Thrum, Corinda State High School.

2014

Brisbane’s Parliament House hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 31 October 2014. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon John-Paul Langbroek MP.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Kay Bishop, Somerville House. Denis Callaghan, Marist College Ashgrove. Daryl Hanly, St Joseph’s Nudgee. Phillip Moulds, Rockhampton Grammar School. Bevan Penrose, Bundamba State Secondary College. John Wallace, The Southport School.

Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Michelle Bond, Royal Children’s Hospital School, Herston. Steve Coleman, Goodwood State School. Patricia Hosking, St Aidan’s Girls’ School. John Livingston, Kirwan State High School. Paul Mackay, St Peter Claver College Riverview.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Lisa Miller, The Southport School. Marian Schneid, Pine Rivers State High School. Amy Sullivan, Woodridge State High School. Mark Turpin, Queensland Academy of Health Sciences, Ashmore. Rose Wright, Maryborough Special School.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Samantha Carpenter, Riverside Christian College Maryborough. Rhiannen Gimpel, John Paul College. Ashleigh Kahler, James Nash State High School, Gympie. Catherine Smeeton, Redlands College. David Rawson, St Ursula’s College, Toowoomba. Glen Sinclair, Grace Lutheran College, Clontarf.

2013

Brisbane’s Parliament House hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 25 October 2013. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon John-Paul Langbroek MP.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Trevor Beasley, Mackenzie State Campus. Michael Goodwin, Mackay North State High School. Craig Humbley, The Southport School. Brenda Shirley, Glenala State High School. Elizabeth Venz, The Southport School.

Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Allison Elcoate, St Patrick’s College, Townsville. Angela Foulds-Cook, The Southport School. Corrine McMillan, Glenala State High School. Angela Sleeman, Forest Lake State High School, Brendan SueSee, Cavendish Road State High School.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Linda Allen, Frenchville State School. Lorelli Allen, Glenala State High School. Kerrie Angel, Sunshine Coast Grammar. Maria Kehoe, Our Lady of Lourdes, Toowoomba. Naomi Kerswell, Maryborough Special School. Debra Koh, St Aidan’s Girls’ School. Sally Kohler, Palmwoods State School.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
James Brewer, Glenala State High School. Anne-Marie Burchell, Cranbrook State School. Paddy Macleod, Kirwan State High School. Natasha Milovanovic, Marsden State High School. Penny Waring, St Rita’s College.

2012

Brisbane’s Parliament House hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 26 October 2012. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon John-Paul Langbroek MP.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Meagan Curry, Marymount Primary School. Fran Jones, Elanora State High School. Clare Patullo, Kenmore State School Support Centre. Adrian Pauley. St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. John Rees, Cooloola Christian College, Gympie.

Excellent Leadership in Teaching and Learning sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Garry Brown, Queensland Academy for Health Sciences, Southport. Kumiko Frisby, Brisbane School of Distance Education. Sasha Jessop, Indooroopilly State High School. David Parrington, Djarragun College. Maria Salcedo, East Brisbane State School.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Fiona Altoft, Marymount College. Teresa Anderson, Capricornia School of Distance Education. Jo Bierton, Victoria Point State High School. Lisa Cooper, Kawungan State School. Danielle Griffin, Centenary Heights State High School. David Lau, Indooroopilly State High School. Mark Lockett, The Southport School. Desiree McGann, Riverside Christian College, Maryborough. Christine Moffatt, Queensland Academy for Health Sciences. Adam Richmond, Clontarf Beach State High School. Andrew Riordan, Loganlea State High School.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Kerrie Johnstone, Moreton Bay Boys' College. Amelia Duelberg, Caloundra State High School. Rachel Kousek, Palm Beach Currumbin State High School. Samantha Muir, Sinai College. Daniel White, Cairns West State School.

2011

Brisbane’s Parliament House hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 28 October 2011. The awards were presented by Minister for Education, the Hon Cameron Dick MP.

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching sponsored by The Courier-Mail
Adele Rice, Milpera State High School. Sister Elvera Sesta, St Rita’s College, Clayfield.

Highly commended certificate
Lachlan Hackett, Mansfield State High School. Christyne Irving, McDowall State School. Elizabeth Kingston, Narangba Valley State High School. Andrew Vearing, Redlynch State College.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by QT Mutual Bank
Scott Adamson, All Hallows. Amanda Corby, Arundel State School. Cathy Fowler, Kawungan State School, Hervey Bay. Donna Grogan, Mareeba State School. Mark Herriman, The Southport School. Anthony Hillier, Canterbury College. Susan Johnson, Millmerran State P-10 School. Alan Osgarby, Sheldon College. Paul Sochanik, Upper Coomera State College. Maureen Twomey, Assisi Catholic College, Upper Coomera.

Highly commended certificate
Jesus Bergas Paz, Indooroopilly State High School. Wayne Butlin, Trinity Lutheran College, Ashmore. Leigh Ann Cadzow-Andreas, Moreton Bay Boys’ College. Jennifer Crome, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School, Corinda. Sharon Crone, Queensland Academy for Health Sciences, Southport. Emma Crotty, Kingston College. Noel Gibson, Bracken Ridge State High School. Danielle Griffin, Centenary Heights State High School. Deanne Hamilton, Canterbury College. Bernadette Hayes, Ballandean State School. Dr David Hughes, Sheldon College. Murray James, Sheldon College. James Jenkins, Canterbury College. Kristina Kelman, Queensland Academy for Creative Industries, Kelvin Grove. Sara Long, Australian Industry Trade College, Robina. Bonnie Olyslagers, Patrick Estate State School. Venugopal Srikanth Sogathur, Redbank Plains State High School. Ariel Tseng, Queensland Academy of Sciences, Southport. Mark Turpin, Queensland Academy of Sciences Southport. Rose Wright, Maryborough Special School. Christine Wylie, Queensland Academy of Sciences Southport.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Tarryn Berning, Payne Road State School. Joni Cameron, Coombabah, State High School. Ben Hegerty, Stuartholme School. Adrienne McFarlane, Sheldon College. Tracey Soward-Amalfi, Sarina State High School.

Highly commended certificate
Gareth Begley, Payne Road State School. Florence Boulard, Kirwan State High School. Melanie Oates, Chancellor State College, Sippy Downs. Kristi-Lee Doyle, Lowood State High School. Kara Reid, Kingston State School.

2010

Brisbane’s Government House hosted the QCT's Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 29 October 2010. The awards were presented by Her Excellency, Ms Penelope Wensley AO, Governor of Queensland.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by Queensland Teachers' Credit Union
Mandy Canfield, Cairns School of Distance Education. Margaret Dorante, Mackay North State High School. Rita Felder, St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School. Corey Gieskens - Pine Rivers State High School. Nicole Lewicki, Calamvale Community College. Sarah McGarry, Brisbane Girls Grammar School. Bronwen Schultz, Ferny Grove State High School. Kerry Tait, Narbethong Special School. Gary Turner, Maroochydore State High School. Roger Van Twest, All Saints Anglican School.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Sarah Benaud, Tully State High School. Hannah Brown, Stuartholme School. Kirsten Brunt, Tullawong State High School, Jessika Hogan, Kingston State School. Cally Nielsen, Kepnock State High School, Kate Stevenson, Brisbane Grammar School.

2009

Brisbane’s Government House hosted the inaugural QCT Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 30 October 2009. The awards were presented by His Excellency, the Honourable Chief Justice Paul de Jersey AC, Deputy Governor of Queensland.

Excellence in Teaching sponsored by Queensland Teachers' Credit Union
Rebekah Bidois, Innisfail State High School. Greg Bland, Brisbane Girls Grammar School. Patricia Carmichael, Concordia Lutheran College, Toowoomba. Simon Clowes, Albert Park Flexible Learning Centre, Brisbane. Louise Lefel, Windaroo State School. Ben Luinys, St Patrick’s College, Townsville. Sophia McLean, Kepnock State High School. Gary Molloy, Woodridge State School. Mathew Reece-Anderson, Sheldon College, Karen Wolski, Mitchell State School.

Excellence in Beginning to Teach sponsored by TUH
Steve Baskerville, Kirwan State High School. Jennifer Bergstrum, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School. Steven McKnoulty, Mt Gravatt Special School. Danielle Oke, All Saints Anglican School, Merrimac. Sandra Quinn, Forest Lake State High School.

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