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Top Students Take Out Prizes

The School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work held its annual prize giving afternoon on Tuesday 16 February 2016 with students, graduates, family and friends, industry partners and staff in attendance.

The School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work held their annual prize giving afternoon
The School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work enjoying the annual prize giving afternoon.

Twenty seven industry partners presented prizes to students for academic excellence. The school Duxes were Amber Blackburn, Occupational Therapy, and Sarah Anderson, Social Work.  Both Duxes delivered inspirational speeches that reflected their journeys at Curtin. Special mention goes to Amber Blackburn, who was also awarded the Highest Achieving Graduating Honours Student in BSc (OT) or BSW.

Amber Blackburn, Occupational Therapy, was awarded dux and was also the Highest Achieving Graduating Honours Student in BSc (OT) and BSW.
Amber Blackburn, Occupational Therapy, was awarded Dux and was also awarded the Highest Achieving Graduating Honours Student in BSc (OT) and BSW.
Sarah Anderson, Social Work, was awarded dux.
Sarah Anderson, Social Work, was awarded Dux.

Elainah Coffin was awarded The Peter Jordan Award for Social Justice, which is given to a student in the Bachelor of Social Work who embodies and enacts social justice values.

Elainah Coffin was awarded The Peter Jordan Award for Social Justice.
Elainah Coffin was awarded The Peter Jordan Award for Social Justice.

Head of School Awards were made to two outstanding students, Leigh Mitsopoulos and Chelsea Marshall, who went above and beyond what was expected of them in their studies, and demonstrated Curtin values.

Leigh Mitsopoulos was honoured with a Head of School award.
Leigh Mitsopoulos was honoured with a Head of School award.
Chelsea Marshall was honoured with a Head of School award.
Chelsea Marshall was honoured with a Head of School award.