Bill Kennedy Medal

2017 Bill Kennedy Medal

The 2017 Bill Kennedy Medal is awarded to Lila Mularczyk OAM who has an enduring commitment to Public Education, the NSWSPC and the development of quality leadership in secondary schools across NSW. Lila demonstrates dynamic, inspirational, creative and influential leadership. She has made an outstanding and continuous contribution to a range of organisations including the… Read more

2016 Bill Kennedy Medal

The Bill Kennedy Medal was initiated at the 2008 NSW SPC Annual Conference and is awarded to a member of the NSWSPC or a Life Member of the NSWSPC who has given significant service to the organisation over a sustained period of time. The 2016 awardee is Chris Bonnor AM, a former President of the… Read more

2015 Bill Kennedy Medal

Citation The 2015 Bill Kennedy Medal is awarded to a person with an enduring commitment to Public Education, the NSW SPC and the development of quality leadership in secondary schools across NSW. The recipient demonstrates dynamic, inspirational, creative and influential leadership. Her capacity to inspire others has been evidenced at school, community, regional and state… Read more

2014 Bill Kennedy Medal

Citation The award in 2014 is given to a person who represents everything a public school educator should be: a fierce advocate, a passionate teacher, an exceptional Principal and a leader committed to advancing public education. Bernie has worked across regions as a leader in professional associations, influencing the direction of education in this state… Read more

2013 Bill Kennedy Medal

Citation The 2013 Bill Kennedy Medal is awarded to a member of the NSWSPC who was a principal in three schools in three different regions and a member of NSWSPC from 1994. It is a privilege for the NSWSPC to recognise a member with such a distinguished record of voluntary service to our professional association…. Read more

2012 Bill Kennedy Medal

Citation The award in 2012 is given to a person who represents everything a public school educator should be: a fierce advocate, a passionate teacher, an exceptional Principal and a leader committed to advancing public education. It is also given to a person who has worked across regions, as a leader in professional and industrial… Read more

2011 Bill Kennedy Medal

Citation The 2011 Bill Kennedy Medal is awarded to Andrew Newman who has given significant service to the NSWSPC over 15 years in leading interest groups, reference groups and project teams. He has also been a state assembly delegate, ASPA observer and delegate and, since June 2007, deputy president of NSWSPC. Andrew has given, in… Read more

2010 Bill Kennedy Medal

As an outstanding educational leader at school, local, regional, state and national level Jim McAlpine has given distinguished service to the NSW Secondary Principals’ Council over an extensive period of time. He has made a significant contribution to the Council in a way that has invigorated the Council and supported NSW government secondary and central… Read more

2009 Bill Kennedy Medal

Brian Ralph embodies the service and commitment to the aspirations and efforts of NSWSPC in a way that honours the purposes of the medal. As the first winner of the medal, Brian would set a standard to which others would aspire. Brian has been a principal since 1992, first at Auburn Girls High School and… Read more

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