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College Year 12 Leaders

College Year 12 Leaders

Riley Innes

Name: Riley Innes

Leadership Role: College Captain

When did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: First XIII Rugby League, Junior Rugby League coach, Shave for a Cure.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? Ignatius Park is a great school because of its culture, the Brotherhood, and  the mateship formed that brings out the best in people.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My favourite memory at The Park would have to be my first swimming carnival; it really showed me what the school was all about - giving your best effort-  especially when out of your comfort zone.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? What I will miss most is seeing my best mates every single day.


Oliver Oh

Name: Oliver Oh

Leadership Role: College Vice Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? 2017 (year 7)

College Involvement: Brooklea Lifestyle Village visits, Phoenix Flyers, Rugby League ‘Cowboys Challenge’, First 15

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? Ignatius Park College is not just a place for achieving sporting or academic excellence, but it is a home of support. Our College develops a strong Brotherhood that encourages us to achieve our goals and feel welcomed. It is the men who we become through our journey at Ignatius Park, which makes this place so special.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory at Ignatius Park College was grade 9 camp. I was able to have chats with my mates, learn valuable life-skills, and take a step back from our busy school work. It was a challenging, yet regenerating experience. It is these memories I will never forget.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? It is the simple things like having a laugh, making memories, and knowing I have the support of an inclusive community that I will miss most. More importantly, I will miss the daily chats and support from my brothers.


Riley Snell

Name: Riley Snell

Leadership Role: Prefect of Liberating Education

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: Chess Team Captain, IPC Tennis Team, Blue Brigade Squad Member, Holy Spirit Reading, Battle of the Bands Enthusiast.

What is the fondest memory of IPC? My fondest memory would have to be the lunch-time conversations with my friends, and the intense handball games played.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of Year 12? I will miss the extended support the devoted teachers provide us, as well as seeing my friends every day. But most of all, I will miss the sense of belonging I have developed during my time here.


Reece Foley

Name: Reece Foley

Leadership Role: Prefect of Inclusive Community

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

Co-curricular/Sporting Involvements: First XIII Rugby League, Interschool Athletics and Swimming, Water Polo, Peer Mentor, Musical Production, Debating

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The development of strong relationships between fellow students and teachers makes this College a great and accepting place to be. Also, the strong sense of camaraderie and spirit displayed indicates what it means to be an Iggy man.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory here centers on the carnivals over the years and witnessing firsthand the emotion and spirit that the boys demonstrate.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss the little moments that you get each day when you’re spending time with your mates - the jokes, the cards and the little competitions.


Flynn Mintern

Name: Flynn Mintern

Leadership Role: Prefect of Justice and Solidarity

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvements: Open Football Team, Interschool Athletics and Cross-Country, Peer Mentor, Phoenix Flyers, Senior Band.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The focus is on fostering supportive friendships, allowing students to succeed in their goals, and nurturing young boys into responsible, thoughtful men.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memories of The Park are being a part of the inaugural Iggy FM Studio, and experiencing the many school camps across the years.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss being able to see all my close mates and teachers every day, as well as their constant support and dedication to my learning.


Howard Keyes

Name: Howard Keyes

Leadership Role: Prefect of Gospel Spirituality

What year did you commence at IPC: Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: First XV Rugby Union, Referee representative, First XVIII AFL, Debating, Discourse Club, Help a Brother Out mentor, Faith in Action member, India Immersion participant, Phoenix Flyers.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? Our extensive co-curricular opportunities are unparalleled and are supported by our diverse group of students.

What is your fondest memory at IPC?  The best memory I have of IPC is hanging out with the lads every day which is something I will always treasure.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? The guarantee of seeing my mates five days a week.


Jonathan Gatis

Name: Jonathan Gatis

Leadership Role: Baillie House Captain

Commenced: Year 7 (2017)

Involvements: Footy from  Year 7-10, TCLC, Faith in Action.

What makes IPC a great school? There are endless opportunities for all students not only academically, but in the trade paths also. There are also countless co-curricular activities for everyone to participate in. 

Fondest memory: Every day just having a chat with my friends, but more specifically Year 9 camp and Leadership camp.

 What will I miss the most? I will miss having a place to come to where I can see all the boys at the same time every day and talk nonsense.   


Max Gough

Name: Max Gough

Leadership Role: Baillie Vice House Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: Phoenix Flyers, Holy Spirit reading, Brooklea visits, Ride to the Rock, Theatre Sports, College Productions, IPC First Fifteen Rugby Team, IPC Swim Team, IPC Athletics Team and IPC Cross Country Team.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The opportunities provided by the school are unlike any other. Our College allows students to create strong relationships with all in the community, and encourages young men to give back to the school.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My favourite memories of The Park were made on the First XV Rugby trips to Toowoomba, Brisbane, and Rockhampton. I enjoyed playing footy against various teams, along with the camaraderie developed with my mates.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss learning about new things in our safe, supportive environment alongside my many brothers, including the opportunity to debate topics with teachers. 


Jacob Fowler

Name: Jacob Fowler

Leadership Role: Carew House Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? 2017 (Year 7)

College Involvements: Interschool Swimming and Athletics, Water Polo (QLD Representative), Surf Lifesaving team, TCLC volunteer, Challenge Games, Faith in Action Program.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The Park is like a second home to all students. The culture is what makes our College more than just a place to learn; it’s a home where all the boys are connected through the strong sense of Brotherhood.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? It is hard to highlight one memory as everyday brings new and exciting experiences, however the carnivals and co-curricular activities are always good with the boys.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will greatly miss not seeing my mates every day, and the laughs we enjoy together.


Brody Ah Kit

Name: Brody Ah Kit

Leadership Role: Carew House Vice-Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvements: AFL, Cowboys Challenge team member, Homeless Sleepout

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? IPC has developed a strong culture of Brotherhood within the community. It was easy to become comfortable in the school very quickly because of how welcoming everyone is.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My first ever swimming carnival was amazing. I loved the energy and competitiveness the boys demonstrated. Screaming our war cries as loud as we could is something I will always remember.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I’ll miss the close relationships I have built with people in the College, and all the good moments I’ve had with the boys. I’ll also miss the idea of having another home to go to.


Murugu Kiumbura

Name: Murugu Kiumbura

Leadership Role: Nolan House Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 11, 2021

College Involvement: First V Basketball team, Interschool Athletics, Interschool Cross Country

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The best part of The Park is the inclusive and encouraging community it provides young men, to not only excel in their education, but also in their chosen sport.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory was my very first swimming carnival at IPC. The passion displayed by all students, whether talented at swimming or not, was what made me fall in love with The Park.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss being challenged to try new things and overcoming them with my Brothers at IPC.


Kym Nuth

Name: Kym Nuth

Leadership Role: Nolan Vice-Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

Co-curricular/Sporting Involvements: Interschool Swimming, Water Polo team, Peer Mentor.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The Brotherhood and the family that you create over the years with the boys in your year group is what makes our College great.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory of The Park is the swimming carnivals where we get to watch all the boys support one another and cheer on our best swimmers.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss seeing all my friends every day, the comradery in my year level, and the rivalry between each house group.


Gerard Di Bartolo

Name: Gerard Di Bartolo

Leadership Role: Putney House Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: Bill Turner Cup, Holy Spirit Reading Club, TCLC Visits.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? IPC is a great school because of the countless opportunities given to us, the Brotherhood that is developed amongst students, and the nurturing by staff about how to become respectful young men.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? The school camps, that chats at lunch with the boys, and the sports carnivals are all wonderful memories I will treasure.
What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss not seeing the boys everyday and having a laugh with them, along with the sports carnivals and all the spirit that is displayed.


Riley Masters

Name: Riley Masters

Leadership Role: Putney House Vice-Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? 2017 (Year 7)

College Involvement: Rowing Squad, Chess Tournament participant, combined School’s Musical

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? Ignatius Park tends to the needs of the wide majority of students, whether their interest are in sporting arenas or in the Arts. There is also a large focus on academics and developing strong values in everyone.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory of The Park is the campfire songs that were sung at the Leadership Camp in Year 11.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss being around the boys every single day, along with the sports and cultural carnivals (Battle of the Bands).


Tim Doyle

Name: Timothy Doyle
Leadership Role: Reid House Captain
What year did you commence at IPC: Year 7 (2017)
College Involvement: Interschool Athletics, Cross Country team, Interschool Swimming Team, Brooklea
What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The Brotherhood and our culture connects The Park more than any other school in Townsville. It also allows students so much choice and variety in academic and sporting areas.
What is your fondest memory at IPC? My experiences on school camps have been my favourite memory. Connecting with my mates and teachers makes me feel even more involved with the College.
What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss seeing my friends every day, and making memories that I will hold onto for many years after.


Daniel Gregory

Name: Daniel Gregory

Leadership Role: Reid House Vice-Captain

What year did you commence at IPC ?  Year 7 (2017)

College Involvements: Open Football (Soccer), Cross-Country, EREA Football Carnival, Bill Turner Cup, EREA Exchange to St Brendan’s,  Inaugural Iggy FM member.

What makes Ignatius Park a great school? IPC has given so many students the chance to have a great education, which creates a Brotherhood, strong teamwork, and great mateships that will last a lifetime.

What’s your fondest memory at IPC? I have many fond memories such as being part of the EREA Exchange in 2020, school camps, and spending lunchtimes playing beats as part of the Iggy FM Club.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will certainly miss having chats with the boys at lunch and in homeroom, and will miss the sports carnivals and  other co-curricular opportunities.


Jamal Shibasaki

Name: Jamal Shibasaki

Leadership Role: Rice House Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Grade 7 (2017).

Co-curricular/Sporting Involvements: First XIII Rugby League, Interschool Athletics, NQ 16-18 Rugby League, Cowboys Challenge, TCLC, Brooklea Retirement Village, Phoenix Flyers.

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? What makes this school great is the pride and commitment students put into everything they do, not only in sporting and academic endeavours, but also in the commitment they place into developing friendships. This culture develops our Brotherhood, and ensures we check up on our mates daily.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory of The Park was definitely Battle of the Bands, 2021.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? The main thing that I will miss when I leave this home, is seeing my brothers every day, and getting to hang out with them at lunch or during afternoon activities


Jackson Waldon

Name: Jackson Waldon

Leadership Role: Rice House Vice Captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvements: First XV Rugby Union, Soccer, Cricket, AFL

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? The teachers at Ignatius Park College are very supportive and allow students to succeed in their chosen interests. They are also instrumental in helping students transform into young men.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memories of The Park are school camps, as well as all the swimming carnivals.

What will you miss most when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss seeing my mates and the brotherhood which has formed, along with all the teachers who I have built strong relationships with.


Matthew Hunter

Name: Matthew Hunter

Leadership Role: Treacy House Captain

What year did you commence in IPC? Year 7 (2017)

Co-curricular/Sporting involvements: Rugby League XIII, Touch Football and Cross-Country squad, Brooklea Retirement Village, Phoenix Flyers.

What makes Ignatius Park such a great school: The best thing about Ignatius Park College is that you are provided with endless opportunities. Yes, The Park focuses on academics, but the support that IPC teachers provide through giving countless hours to ensure that students can participate in any activity they want, is probably what makes our College so special.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My fondest memory of Ignatius Park is every HPE lesson with my classmates. This is when we banter with each other, be competitive, yet still have fun.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will miss my close relationship with the boys and spending all our time together, even if it is just lunchtime footy or mucking around in class.

 

 


Lachlan Tapp

Name: Lachlan Tapp

Leadership Role:  Treacy House Vice-captain

What year did you commence at IPC? Year 7 (2017)

College Involvement: AFL team, Cross Country, Junior Football (soccer) team, Peer Mentor, Chess Tournaments Science/Math competitions

What makes Ignatius Park College a great school? Unique to Ignatius Park are the endless opportunities and encouragement for all students to participate in countless competitions and tournaments. This adds a layer of excitement to the College, and develops friendships between the students which quickly grows into the desired Brotherhood.

What is your fondest memory at IPC? My favourite memory of The Park was in grade 7 when we watched the seniors of ‘17  sing the senior song around the pool perimeter. The sense of inclusion and pride in their school was amazing to watch. This is what inspired me to be where I am today.

What will you miss when you leave at the end of the year? I will dearly miss being at my second home every day, and seeing all of the students I call my “brothers” who have shared experiences with me. Each of their stories have a special place in my heart.

Contact

P: (07) 4796 0222

F: (07) 4796 0200

384 Ross River Road,
Cranbrook, Townsville
Queensland, 4814

Acknowledgement of Country Acknowledgement of Country

Acknowledgement of Country Acknowledgement of Country

The Ignatius Park College Community would like to humbly acknowledge the Wulgurukaba peoples on whose land our College is located, as well as the Bindal peoples on whose land many of us live and travel across daily. We respectfully thank the elders of this traditional land both past and present for guiding us through the journey of time to where we are today.