Congratulations to Jordan Kaatzke-McDonald (Class of 2012), for being awarded the 2022 Alumnus of the Year.
Since leaving school, Jordan has gone on to work as a Youth Ambassador with ReachOut Australia, an online mental health organisation, as well as becoming an Australian Youth Ambassador for mental health with Headspace. Jordan has worked and volunteered in the mental health sector for over eight years, working in partnership with many organisations such as the National Mental Health Commission, Black Dog Institute and Orygen. During her career she has shared her story of lived experience with mental illness, participated in national campaigns, addressed fundraisers and charity events, liaised with Board Members, CEO’s and Members of Parliament, and made every effort to make youth mental health visible.
As Alumnus of the Year, Jordan has elected ReachOut Australia as the beneficiary of the $2,500 donation. If you would like to support the work Jordan is doing with ReachOut, donations can be made via this link – https://about.au.reachout.com/donate-once
Congratulations Jordan – we are incredibly proud of the work you have done and will continue to do in order to support others, especially our youth, in the area of mental health.
2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.