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Some of the outstanding students from Catholic schools in 2019, back row from left, Sophie Treasure (Loreto), Andy Nguyen (Thomas More), Marshall Howe (St Francis de Sales), Jake Tatarelli (Rostrevor), Archer Newton (Rostrevor), Peter Ngo (St Paul’s), Stephanie Lam (Cabra), Annabelle Simpson (St Ignatius’), Charlotte Young (St Michael’s), Cindy Kieu (St Dominic’s), Sara Shams-Abadi (Kildare), Francesca Cehic (St Ignatius’), Yasmin Alizadah (OLSH), Charlotte Snook (Mercedes), Vyvian Nguyen (St Michael’s), Hillary Thursby (St Mary’s), Hetvi Thaker (Kildare), Luke Rainey (St Paul’s), Declan Fitch-Woolford (Blackfriars), Kuoirot Majak (St Columba), Jarrad Knight (Mt Carmel), Ben Cirocco (CBC), Aidan McCabe (CBC); front row, Ali Rahimi (Thomas More), Margot Hall (Mercedes), Carla Ceravolo (Mary MacKillop), Georgia Williams (Loreto), Christine Biju (Nazareth), Jacinta Fedele (Mary MacKillop), Kate Roocke  (St Aloysius), Caitlin Wyman (St Mary’s), Sarah Eisemann (Cardijn), Tyson Rowe (Sacred Heart), Ayman Shaawi (Cardijn).

Healthy outlook for high achievers

Medicine, optometry, dentistry and other health related degrees are proving the most popular choices for the top students from the Class of 2019.