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Avenue of Excellence 2019 Induction Celebration

A wonderful evening was enjoyed by all who attended the 2019 Induction Celebration where we welcomed alumnae Janine Kirk AM (YG 1970), a Business, Education, Health and Community Leader, and Cheryl Batagol PSM (YG 1970) an Environmental and Sustainability Leader into the Avenue of Excellence. View the photo gallery. Learn more about Janine and Cheryl below.

The Tintern Grammar Avenue of Excellence has been established to formally celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements and contributions of extraordinary Alumni in their field of endeavour.

It is our vision to inspire current and future students to pursue excellence in a wide range of areas including:

  • Community or Public Service
  • Sport
  • Arts
  • Sciences
  • Commerce and Industry

The Avenue of Excellence further embodies the triumphs and sacrifices of extraordinary Alumni who have proven their abilities at a national or international level; the dedication and self-sacrifice of individuals who persevered to ensure that they achieved the highest level of excellence.

Avenue of Excellence inductees

Helen Reddy

(YG 1958)

Grammy Award Winning Artist

Cr Kate Redwood AM

(YG 1966)

Community Service Advocate

Mavis June Robertson AM

(1930-2015) (YG 1946)

Superannuation Leader and Social Justice Campaigner

Cheryl Batagol PSM

(YG 1970)

Environmental and Sustainability Leader

Janine Kirk AM

(YG 1970)

Business, Education, Health and Community Leader

Professor Emeritus Charlotte Morrison Anderson AM

(YG 1932) (1915 – 2002)

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Louise Hearman

(YG 1981)

Archibald Prize Winner

Scotty James

(YG 2013)

World Champion Snowboarder

Professor Emeritus Helen Quinn AO

(YG 1959)

Acclaimed Physicist

Professor Melissa Southey

(YG 1984)

Molecular Geneticist

Penelope Thwaites AM

(YG 1960)

Concert Pianist and Composer

Kathy Watt OAM

(YG 1982)

Olympic Champion Cyclist

Avenue of Excellence Induction Celebration Highlights Video

Enjoy this short video showcasing the highlights of the Celebration Dinner.

For more information on the Avenue of Excellence please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations on 9845 7877 or