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2018 College Captains and Student Leaders Announcedhttp://www.mtmaria.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/News-article-three.aspx2018 College Captains and Student Leaders Announced<p><strong>The Mt Maria, Michelton College Captains for 2018 are Maggie Maughan and James Orman.</strong></p><p>As is the process for the selection of the college’s student leadership team, and following an interview with the Principal, the self-nominated students deliver speeches for consideration by their cohort and the college teaching team, who then vote to select the captains and other students leaders for the coming year.</p><p>Mt Maria College, Mitchelton Principal Mr Glenn McConville said all candidates delivered outstanding speeches to the community as part of their bid for captaincy.  </p><p>“The quality of speeches delivered by the students was outstanding and a true representation of the calibre of each candidate as they articulated how they believed they would lead the school with a strong mind and compassionate heart,” Principal Mr Glenn McConville said.</p><p>During her speech, Maggie said that her “values align with the Marist values of the college such as love of work and family spirit” and in her conversations with the student body, she noted that students “want leaders who are committed to the role, who are proud of the college, who are inclusive of students and someone that can manage all expectations in such an important role.”<br></p><p>James spoke about his focus for 2018 being on “building community, fostering engagement, and promoting equality”, which he would see through stronger connection between the year levels and encouraging involvement in all college activities.</p><p> </p><p>Also announced were those taking up student leadership roles in 2018 as follows:</p><p>THE ARTS<br>Emily Grindrod and Jay Patel</p><p>IDENTITY & MISSION<br>Angeline Uelese and Celina Palan</p><p>SOCIAL JUSTICE<br>Georgia Stott and Alyssa Gorman</p><p>SPORT<br>Liam Croker and Lilly Green</p><p>STEWARDSHIP<br>Teresa Dowling and Matthew Hutton</p><p>BENEDICT HOUSE<br>Naysa D’Costa and Matthew Raineri</p><p>CHAMPAGNAT HOUSE<br>Molly Steyger and Steven Jarjees</p><p>LAVALLA HOUSE<br>Daniel Cartwright and Harper Mulloy</p><p>MACKILLOP HOUSE<br>Chantelle Tate and Edward Hassall</p><p>MONTAGNE HOUSE<br>Daisy Chaseling and Jack Canavan</p><p>PELLETIER HOUSE<br>Zoe Eyndhoven and Harry Warchol<br></p><p><br><br><br></p>
College Mantra Inspires Student to Set Sights Highhttp://www.mtmaria.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/News-article-two.aspxCollege Mantra Inspires Student to Set Sights High<p> <img class="ms-rtePosition-1 ms-rteImage-2" alt="Mackenzie-Bond-207x300.jpg" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/News-article-two/Mackenzie-Bond-207x300.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /> <strong>Mt Maria College, Mitchelton, 2017 Year 12 student Mackenzie Bond, demonstrated the college motto of ‘Strong Mind, Compassionate Heart’ through her active participation in school, charity, and community-engagement events.</strong></p><p>College Principal Mr Glenn McConville said that the college motto is about balance between giving one’s best to study and giving one’s best to community – and one for all students to aspire to. </p><p>“All students at Mt Maria are encouraged to develop their own strong mind and their own compassionate heart and to use both for the good of others,” Mr McConville said.</p><p>Since starting at Mt Maria in Year 8, Mackenzie worked to find her own balance of study and community involvement and has made significant contributions to both.</p><p>She has worked with various organisations including Rosies Friends on the Street, Enoggera Lions Club, and Caritas Australia. Her involvement with the community was acknowledged and celebrated when she was awarded the Young Achiever of the Year for 2017 in the Dayboro Community Awards.  </p><p> <br> </p><p> <img class="ms-rtePosition-1 ms-rteImage-2" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/News-article-two/3-1-225x300.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:207px;" />A Dayboro local, Mackenzie has a personal connection with the Dayboro War Memorial Association. A direct family relation was one of 15 Diggers from the local area who did not return home from WWI. Mackenzie wrote the foreword for a book published by the association commemorating the centenary of WWI; a copy of which she delivered to the Australian Sector of the Flanders Fields War Museum when she visited there on a school trip. Mackenzie also delivered an opening speech at the Dayboro Anzac Day Ceremony in 2017.</p><p>Mackenzie was the 2017 college’s Social Justice Captain, was part of the college’s vocal ensemble, and participated in youth speaking and writing competitions. Through various school awards, she has been recognised for her public speaking skills, leadership and teamwork capabilities, and for demonstrating Marist values of compassion, humility and service.</p><p>Mackenzie’s mother, Mrs Corinne Bond said that Mackenzie has a good grasp of the ethos of the school with a balance of instinctive intelligence and practical common sense.</p><p>“She has really grasped the ethos of the school in strong mind, compassionate heart – it’s her to a T. The school has helped nurture and grow her into the person she is today,” Mrs Bond said.</p><p>Having achieved many impressive achievements to date, Mackenzie continues to set her sights high as she aspires to become a veterinarian and attend the Emerald Agricultural College. Her dream is to launch a veterinarian service based on the model of the Royal Flying Doctor Service to support central Australian farmers and their livestock.<br></p><p>Of her ‘Strong Mind, Compassionate Heart’ approach to fulfilling her goals, Mackenzie says: “If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing properly.”</p><p>“Working hard is just part of how I have been brought up and who I am.</p><p>“I am very grateful for the support I’ve received at Mt Maria and hope to do the school and wider community proud in my future endeavours,” shared Mackenzie.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> <img alt="Mackenzie-Bond-2-300x222.jpg" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/News-article-two/Mackenzie-Bond-2-300x222.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:300px;" /><br> <span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal">Image: The Dayboro Grapevine June 2017 Edition</span></p><p style="text-align:center;"> ​<img class="ms-rteStyle-Normal" alt="MackenzieBondFF-300x223.jpg" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/News-article-two/MackenzieBondFF-300x223.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br> <span class="ms-rteStyle-Normal">Mackenzie Bond at Flanders Fields War Museum​</span></p>​<br>
2018 Musical Signuphttp://www.mtmaria.qld.edu.au/news-and-events/Pages/News-article-one.aspx2018 Musical Signup<div style="text-align:center;">​<img class="ms-rteImage-1" src="/news-and-events/PublishingImages/Pages/News-article-one/beautybeast4Clogo-948x1024.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:350px;height:378px;" /><br> </div><p>Everyone who is interested in auditioning MUST complete the online sign up form so we can contact you with information for your audition at the start of Term I 2018.<br><br> We need to know a little bit about you before you come to the audition, we would like to know where you feel confident and what kind of part you would like to play.</p><h2> There are THREE STEPS you need to complete for your audition:</h2><p> Step 1: Complete the Sign Up Form<br> Step 2: Prepare Your Scenes<br> Step 3: Practice Your Song<br><br> <a href="/news-and-events/Documents/Beauty-and-the-Beast-Jr-Characters.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Find out more about the characters (Click Here)</a>​</p><br>



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Strong Minds - Compassionate HeartsStrong Minds - Compassionate HeartsStudents can volunteer to be involved in working at the Ozanam House hostel for the homeless, at Rosies, Mates BBQ with the homeless, Street Retreat, Respite Care, Good Shepherd Trading Circle and other outreach programs.
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