About the Aston Shield
The Aston Shield is presented in the spirit of Tilly Aston, whom the seat of Aston is named after.
This special award program acknowledges the valuable contribution of students from schools throughout the Federal electorate of Aston.
Students are recognised for their:
- high standard in attitude and achievement;
- participation in all school activities with a good attitude;
- full commitment to the ethos of the school;
- an awareness of others and their needs; and,
- positive contribution to the school community over a number of years.
The selection process excludes a student’s other leadership responsibilities.
A selection panel of teachers and school staff from each school chooses the successful students of each year’s Aston Shield.
It is presented annually by the Federal Member for Aston, Alan Tudge MP, at the school’s end of year graduation/speech night or final assembly.
Alan presents an individual shield to each successful student and a larger, perpetual shield displaying the engraved name of each year’s successful recipient, is presented to the school for display in a prominent position.
All schools within the Federal electorate of Aston are welcome to participate in the Aston Shield program. Currently 36 out of 44 schools choose to participate.
More information about the Aston Shield program is available by contacting Alan Tudge’s office on 9887 3890.