Congratulations to Rod Chiapello, owner of McDonald's Bracken Ridge and incredibly loyal supporter of both our College and the wider Bayside community, for his Brisbane City Council Australia Day Award for Citizen of the Year, 2015. Awarded for his excellent community work for the Bracken Ridge Lions and other projects that enhanced the City of Brisbane and its inhabitants, Mr Chiapello was an incredibly humble though worthy recipient of the award. We join the community in celebrating his acknowledgement.

We also congratulate Jacob Lawrence, College Captain, who was awarded Youth Achiever of the Year for his work in India, participation in the College service program, gold academic award and sporting excellence.

Both men received their awards at the recent Australia Day Ceremony on 26 January 2015 and we are proud to have them as part of the St. Patrick's community.