As a graduate of St Stephen’s Catholic College, you are invited to join St Stephen’s Alumni Association. St Stephen’s Catholic College is in its second decade of operation and it is fitting to launch an Alumni Association to mark this special occasion. Our vision is for all graduates of St Stephen’s Catholic College to remain connected to the College. The mission of the St Stephen’s Catholic College Alumni is to be a community that continues to reach out and support each other as an agent for positive change; to encourage others to continue their journey of being life-long independent learners in the awareness of God’s presence. If you are interested in joining the Association, please fill in the form attached and send back to the College. For further information, please contact our Office Manager, Mrs Maree Lopez.
Emma Tudini graduated from St Stephen’s Catholic College in 2011 and started a Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Queensland the following year. In 2015, Emma graduated with First Class Honours and was awarded a University Medal for her academic achievements. Emma now works in the field of breast cancer genetics at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.
Mark Petersen attended St Stephen’s Catholic College from 2006 to 2010 and was part of the foundation class of year eight. The following year, Mark completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at JCU Cairns (from 2011 to 2015). On completion, he successfully gained a position at Eastern Shore Dental in Hobart, Tasmania and is thoroughly enjoying his time in Hobart.
Meg Donovan graduated as Dux in 2012 with an OP 1. She was accepted into The University of Queensland to study Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the beginning of 2013, focusing on immunology and infectious diseases. In 2016, Meg graduated with First Class Honours, at the top of her cohort, and received a Dean’s Commendation for Academic Excellence and was named a UQ Future Leader. Throughout her degree she completed the Advanced Studies Programme in Science, presented research projects at conferences, studied Brazilian Portuguese at the Institute of Modern Languages, joined the UQ Dance Society, completed the UQ Advantage Award, and met and worked with many incredible people including Professor Ian Frazer. Meg has just embarked upon her journey as a PhD student at the UQ Diamantina Institute, working on Tuberculosis research.
Rebecca and Shaun Gillies
Shaun graduated in 2012 and is now working for Conduit Creative as a Web Architect and Developer. In previous roles, Shaun has held positions as Online Magazine Writer and Open Source Software Developer. In 2015, Shaun travelled through Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Rebecca graduated in 2010 and completed her Bachelor of Journalism (with Distinction) in 2013 at QUT in Brisbane and in 2015. After receiving a scholarship, she completed her Masters of Script Writing at the Bath Spa University in the United Kingdom. Rebecca has travelled to Malta, Scotland, Iceland, Greece and Turkey. She is currently employed with Bloomsbury Publishing as their Sales Coordinator.