Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

St Brendan's All Set for First Day Back

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

St Brendan's All Set for First Day Back

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New staff and new appointments for 2019

Mr Andrew Lawrence - VET Coordinator

Mr Nathan Doyle - Director of Rugby League

Mrs Jackie Russell - Careers Counsellor

Mrs Sheridan Simms - Head of Department IT

Mrs Joanne Gardiner - Science/Math

Miss Shani Smith - English

Miss Alyssa Priddle - Music/Religious Education

Mr Brian Barry - Automotive/ITD

Mr Cameron Neyland - Science

Mr Blair McWhinney - Religion

Mrs Deb Condon - Counselling

Ms Chris Gooch - Responsible Thinking Centre (RTC)

Mrs Carina Merrifield - Responsible Thinking Centre (RTC)

Mr Scott Minto - Sports Administration

Ms Katie Minto - Teacher Aide - Learning Support

Ms Elizabeth Varley - Library Assistant

Ms Anita Rossiter - Science Aide


Fr Pius Jones - Assistant Principal, Residential

Mr Trent Gorrie - Boarding Recreation Officer

Mr Damien McCluskie - Head of Residence

Mr David & Mrs Jan Finch - House Parents

Mr Scott Minto & Mrs Bindi Minto - Boarding Supervisors

Mr Matthew Mulholland - Boarding Supervisor

Lloyd DuToit - Boarding Supervisor (South Africa)

Cameron Slabbard - Boarding Supervisor (South Africa)

AFTER 12 months at the helm, St Brendan's College principal, Robert Corboy, is not taking his foot off the pedal in 2019.

With rising enrolments, significant capital upgrades and the addition of exceptional new staff, the college is in for a strong year.

Mr Corboy said the boys boarding school would welcome around 226 boarders into its three residences on Monday, with new head of boarding Fr Pius Jones taking the reins this year to work towards best-practice boarding in consultation with existing residential staff.

"695 students will then commence school on Tuesday, with a 13 per cent increase in enrolments for 2019," he said.

"This increase is supported by 19 new staff across teaching and learning, boarding, sport and administration. …

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