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Eilidh Direen 

NICKNAME: The Skatriarch
AGE: 22
CITY OF ORIGIN: Hobart TAS
STUDY OR WORK BACKGROUND: Studied English Literature at UTAS and worked as a news operations assistant at ABC News Hobart.
YOUR TRADEMARK: Lots of hats
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: Baked salmon & potatoes
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: Being told off at work for Naruto-running in the newsroom.
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: Tim Kirk/Peter Gee
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Thomas Aquinas
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: I hope to make a positive contribution to contemporary youth culture, and to form strong Christ-centred relationships with as many people in the Sydney community as possible. I also hope to teach people how to dab like a T-Rex, and to appreciate that choccy milk tastes better when you drink it with friends!

 
 
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Sunny Fernandez

NICKNAME: Sunny, Oi you
AGE: 21
CITY OF ORIGIN: Perth WA
STUDY OR WORK BACKGROUND: Law & finance
YOUR TRADEMARK: Doing an accurate impression of a Malteaser
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: 2 minute noodles in 1:58
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: Being mistaken for Beyonce
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: Jesus and God the Father and the Holy Spirit
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Shannon Noll
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: To become a brown Steve Toohey.

 
 
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Chris Galea

NICKNAME: Chris, Chrissy-G, Christoph, Galea
AGE: 20
CITY OF ORIGIN: Sydney NSW
STUDY OR WORK BACKGROUND: Fish monger
YOUR TRADEMARK: Injuring myself in stupid ways
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: Curried sausages
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: Tearing my meniscus in a school. 
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: Fr. Dave Tremble
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: St Therese of Lisieux
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: To grow in faith and run 100m in 10 seconds

 
 
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Jessyka Jakovcevich

NICKNAME: Jess
AGE: 19
CITY OF ORIGIN: Perth WA
STUDY/WORK BACKGROUND: Bible College
YOUR TRADEMARK: Sass
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: A glass of OJ
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: Being mistaken for Beyonce  
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: Elysha Dalzell
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Scotty from Prank Patrol.
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: Bring Catholicism in an approachable, relatable way to young people, and have a lit time doing it.

 
 
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Joshua Natoli

NICKNAME: Josh, Natoli, Natters, Natalie
AGE: 20
CITY OF ORIGIN: Wollongong NSW
STUDY OR WORK BACKGROUND: Teacher’s Aide
YOUR TRADEMARK: Tattoos
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: BBQ
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: Splitting my pants whilst playing handball with my students.
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: Pete Daniels
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Don Bradman
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: I hope to grow more in the understanding of my faith, bring young people closer to the Lord and learn to cook.

 
 
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Catherine
Sardinha

NICKNAME: Cath, Cathy Sards, long bean, spaghetti
AGE: 21
CITY OF ORIGIN: Perth WA/ Durban, South Africa
STUDY OR WORK BACKGROUND: 24:7 School/Youth Ministry
YOUR TRADEMARK: Hugs and screaming at things
FAVOURITE MEAL TO COOK: Anything spaghetti or potatoes
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: New years day, 6am, I'm running towards the beach - friends waiting watching me, absolutely sprinting across the field in between - bam, stacked it, face to the ground, then laughed it off with friends and knew then 2019 would be great year.
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’VE EVER MET: My gran
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PERSON YOU’D LIKE TO MEET: Fr Mike Schmitz
WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACHIEVE ON YMT: Sainthood, but mostly continuing to grow in trust with God and form solid sisterhood friends.