Eve Corso

Award for Leadership in Languages and Cultures - Category 1 - Commendation 2024

Eve has completed Year 12 in 2023 at Saint Ignatius College. She gained a Merit in Stage 2 Italian whilst in Year 11. Eve is currently learning Spanish whilst also working to revive her understanding of Dutch. Eve is passionate about promoting the study of languages across the middle years of secondary school. With the support of her Italian teacher and peers, Eve regularly has visited language classes to encourage students to continue studying languages into the Senior Years. Eve shares her personal experiences, emphasizing the many cognitive and cultural benefits of language study. Eve has also been involved in the past in Languages Week at the College, which celebrates the languages on offer with native games, food, costumes, music and dance, which promotes and celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity within the school community.    

In December 2023, Eve took part in a language and cultural exchange to Italy, where she lived with an Italian family and attended a Classical and Scientific secondary school for two weeks, before exploring other Italian cities and lifestyle. Eve willingly shares her enthusiasm for languages with whomever she encounters and strives to inspire others to share her love of languages. She hopes to become a languages teacher in the future.