2019 VET Student of the Year


Jack Monaco
School: Glossop High School
Certificate III Hospitality

Jack studied year 11 at Glossop High School in 2019. At this time, he commenced studying Certificate 3 in Hospitality at TAFE. Jack plans to complete Year 12 and then study Psychology at University. Jack impressed the judges with his honesty and commitment to helping others, particularly in the Mental Health arena. Jack has been described as giving 100% to whatever he does. We wish Jack every success for the future.

Runner up

Riley Fillmore
School: Waikerie High School
Certificate II Production Horticulture
RTO: Grow Smart Training

Riley studied Year 11 at Waikerie High School in 2019 whilst also completing his Certificate 2 in Production Horticulture through Grow Smart Training. Riley has since
commenced a School Based Traineeship with Jubilee Almonds studying Certificate 3 in Production Horticulture. Riley impressed the judging panel with his mature outlook on life and with his enthusiasm empowered by his choice of vocation in the Horticulture Industry.