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Shining a light on outstanding achievers


Tenison Woods College in Mount Gambier will honour the significant achievements of four members of the school community this weekend.

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The Shining Light Awards aim to recognise the contributions made by former students, families or staff to the local and global community in order to inspire current and future students.

“Tenison Woods College and its predecessors – St Paul’s School, Tenison College, Marist Brother’s Agricultural College, Mater Christi College, St Mary’s School and St Joseph’s College – value the contributions of all community members, past and present and we think it’s important to recognise some of the standout achievements within the community,” said principal David Mezinec.

Introduced in 2016, the annual Shining Light Awards will be held in a virtual setting on October 16. The awards were cancelled last year due to the pandemic and the old scholars association, which runs the awards, decided an online format was the safest way for the 2021 ceremony to proceed.

The Shining Light recipients for 2021 are:

The awards event will be open to the public with an online link available on the Tenison Woods College Facebook page on Saturday October 16.


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