In 2019, Mary Shamoon graduated from Hume Central Secondary College with an ATAR of 97.65. After receiving College Dux from Hume Central Secondary College in 2019, Mary pursued a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) at La Trobe University. Her passion for English and Literature led her to pursue teaching. In university, she is a member of her campus book club and majors in both English and Humanities. Mary is currently an English Tutor at Hume Central Secondary College whilst also working at her family business. As a recent VCE graduate, Mary has helped current students build the confidence needed to successfully complete their studies through providing study and exam revision advice at the school’s Alumni Mentoring Program. Through this program, she wishes to maintain connections with her school community, act as a positive role-model and cultivate motivation amongst current and prospective VCE students.