Past student profiles

Meet some of our past students who have graduated with purpose, a spirit of service and a desire to contribute positively to their community.

Daniel White

Daniel White

(2004) IR/Employment Lawyer

Daniel completed his primary schooling at St Joseph’s School before graduating from MacKillop Catholic College as Head Boy in 2004. With 1st Class Honours in Industrial Relations and Bachelor of Laws from The University of Western Australia, Daniel also completed a Masters in Employment and Industrial Relations Law at the University of Melbourne. He is currently a Senior Associate in Industrial Relations and Employment Law, and is centrally involved in the ongoing debate of reforming Australia’s industrial relations system.

Rhys Cransberg

(2004) Genomics Research and Development Scientist

Rhys discovered a passion for genetics while at MacKillop Catholic College, before graduating in 2004. He completed a Bachelor of Science at Curtin University of Technology with 1st Class Honours in Molecular Biotechnology. Rhys worked as a sessional academic and research assistant at Curtin until 2014, completing his PhD in 2012. He is currently helping to research genetics-based solutions in immunology at Royal Perth Hospital.

Stevie-Jade Turner

Stevie-Jade Turner

(2006) Financial Planner

Stevie-Jade graduated from MacKillop Catholic College in 2006 with a passion for complex maths, problem solving and helping others. She went to Curtin University of Technology where she joined Curtin Volunteers while completing a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Financial Planning. A Certified Financial Planner since 2013, Stevie-Jade has coached and advised financial planners with the Westpac Group.

Holli Scott

Holli Scott

(2010) Jazz vocalist

Holli began playing the saxophone in the College Jazz Band in Year 8 and vocalist on occasion from Year 9. Since graduating from MacKillop in 2010, has been pursuing her passion for jazz at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in Perth. She held position of sole vocalist for the WAAPA Big Band in 2014 and the West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra's Big Band in 2014 and 2015, performed throughout Europe as part of New York University's summer program based in Prague in 2014, and currently performs both original and standard work regularly throughout Perth with some of the country's finest musicians. Having performed alongside the likes of Vince Jones and James Morrison, Holli is quickly fostering a name for herself in the Australian music scene.

Ella Guthridge

(2013) Medical student

Ella graduated from MacKillop Catholic College in 2013 with an assured entry into The University of WA’s Doctor of Medicine degree. While enjoying a gap year in 2014, Ella was awarded the inaugural Indran Chelva Rural Pathway Scholarship in Medicine. The $55,000 scholarship is selected based on academic achievement, and will support her for the next seven years of study in Perth. Ella has completed the first year of her Science/Dr of Medicine degree at UWA in 2015 with high distinctions for all of her units.