2018 VET Student of the Year


Sydney Searle

School: Loxton High School

Vocation: C3 Micro Business Operations, C3 Retail Services


Sydney completed Year 12 at Loxton High School in 2018. During the year, she completed Certificate 3 in Micro Business and Operations as well as Certificate 3 in Retail. As an acting Sergeant in the Air Force Cadets, Sydney has also completed her Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award and is now working towards her Silver. Sydney’s goal is to join the Australian Defence Force as well as completing a Degree in Business.

Runner up

Aliki Babaniotis

School: Renmark High School

Vocation: C4 Ageing Support


Aliki completed Year 12 at Renmark High School in 2018.  She completed Certificate 3 and 4 in Individual Support and Ageing and is employed part time as a Direct Care Worker. Aliki has been accepted to study Bachelor of Nursing at Flinders University in 2019.