CSPWA Awards of Excellence in Building Positive Catholic School Communities

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Awards of Excellence in Building Positive School Communities. Please send your nominations through to [email protected] by the end of term 2.  The awards are an integral part of work that CSPWA does in acknowledging and celebrating the amazing work that is carried out within our Catholic school communities. The awards celebrate those within our school communities who demonstrate positive outcomes for students, families, and the wider school community. Nomination forms for all 5 categories are available here:

Parent nomination form

Parent Group nomination form

Principal nomination form

Parish nomination form

Agnes Weymouth nomination form

The 2022 Catholic School Parents WA Awards of Excellence ceremony took place on Friday 5th August at the Rose and Crown Guildford. The award winners were:

Parent: Anthea Turkington (Bunbury Catholic College)

Parent Group:  St Mary's Parents and Friends (St Mary’s Boyup Brook)

Principal: Darryl Winsor (Notre Dame Primary Cloverdale)

Parish: Our Lady in Ara Coeli (St Mary’s School, Northampton)

Agnes Weymouth: Mater Christi Admin ladies (Mater Christi Yangebup).

This year we received several nominations in each category. The nominees are listed below, with a link to a short summary of the great work they have been doing in their schools and the community.

Parent Category:

Helen K Mater Christi Yangebup
Lindi Harding St Augustine's Rivervale
Melissa Maiolo St Michael's Bassendean
Greg Armstrong St Columba's Bayswater
Anthea Turkington Bunbury Catholic College
Yvette and Matt Bendall St Luke's Karratha
Kate Price St Anthony's Greenmount

Parent Group Category:

Notre Dame Parents and Friends      Notre Dame Cloverdale
Friends of Holy Cross Holy Cross Ellenbrook
St Mary's Parents and Friends St Mary’s Boyup Brook
Mater Christi Parents and Friends Mater Christi Yangebup

Principal Category:

Darryl Winsor                 Notre Dame Cloverdale                     
Carol Geurts Kearnan College Manjimup
Ronan Kelly St Mary’s Boyup Brook
Brett Wilkie St Patrick's Katanning
Emma Bell Mary's Mount Gooseberry Hill
Alanna Otway St Luke's Karratha
Pina Hutcheson St Peter's Inglewood

Agnes Weymouth:

Admin team Mater Christi Yangebup            
Justine O’Malley  St Elizabeth's Hocking
Suzzanne Cully Kearnan College Manjimup
Sue Blair Mary's Mount Gooseberry Hill
Stuart Dale St Luke's Karratha
St Peter's Father Figure Committee St Peter's Inglewood

Parish Category:

Holy Family Church Mary's Mount Gooseberry Hill                   
Paul Brennan and St Peter the Apostle St Peter's Inglewood
Our Lady in Ara Coeli St Mary's Northampton
St Paul's Parish St Luke's Karratha

For a short summary of each nomination, please see: Awards of Excellence Nomination Summary 2022

The 2021 CSPWA Awards of Excellence winners were:

Parent Group Award: The Friends of St John Bosco, Piara Waters.

Parent Award: Holy Rosary, Derby.

Principal Award: Toni Kalat, Mater Christ Yangebup.

Parish Award: Our Lady of Fatima, Palmyra.

Agnes Weymouth Award: Peter Constable, St Brigid’s Primary School Middle Swan.

Three life member awards were also presented on the night, to individuals who have provided many years of support to both CSPWA, and parents around Western Australia. These were awarded to Helen Anderson, Joe Monterosso and Agnes Weymouth.