BlogTrailblazerSarah Al Jameel – Fairfield High School | Top 50 Year 11 & Year 12 Trailblazer 2023

Sarah Al Jameel – Fairfield High School | Top 50 Year 11 & Year 12 Trailblazer 2023

Sarah Al Jameel

What are the Trailblazer Awards?

The Trailblazer Awards celebrates Year 11 and Year 12 students beyond their ATAR, recognising those who have overcome personal challenges and used their final year of school to positively impact their community.

Our Trailblazers will have the opportunity to build their personal brand and profile as a future leader, learn how to successfully apply for Early Entry, Scholarships, Co-Op, and Cadetships Opportunities, and so much more!

Find out how Sarah navigated her senior schooling differently throughout 2023!

Introducing: Sarah Al Jameel

Category: Social Impact & Change

School: Fairfield High School

State: NSW

Career Aspiration: Corporate marketing in the field of business


  • Created the campaign “Get To Know U” (GTKU) to raise awareness of teenage phone addiction resulting from COVID quarantine.
  • Won the guest judge’s award at Gilbert + Tobins for the GTKU campaign, which now has thousands of followers on Instagram.
  • Engaged in extracurricular activities, including being a student representative councillor and participating in fundraisers for charities.

What makes Sarah a Trailblazer?

Sarah is a remarkable individual who has demonstrated a strong commitment to creating positive change in her community. Through her campaign “Get To Know U,” she has addressed the issue of teenage phone addiction that arose during the COVID quarantine.

The GTKU campaign, conceptualised by Sarah, has gained significant recognition for its impact and effectiveness. Sarah’s hard work and dedication led to her winning the guest judge’s award at Gilbert + Tobins, a prestigious honour that acknowledged her innovative approach to tackling teenage phone addiction. With thousands of followers on Instagram, GTKU has become a platform that not only raises awareness of this issue but also promotes mental health and self-identity among teenagers.

Sarah’s journey to success has not been without its challenges. As a refugee, she faced language barriers that presented additional obstacles in her path. However, Sarah’s determination and perseverance allowed her to overcome these hurdles and make her voice heard. Moreover, she managed to balance her commitments by caring for a family member dealing with illnesses, showcasing her compassion and resilience.

In addition to her outstanding campaign, Sarah actively engages in various extracurricular activities that demonstrate her leadership skills and commitment to social impact. She serves as a student representative councillor, a role that allows her to advocate for the needs and interests of her peers. Sarah’s participation in fundraisers for charities further showcases her dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Looking ahead, Sarah aspires to pursue a career in corporate marketing. Her experience with the GTKU campaign has ignited her passion for marketing and its potential to drive change. With her exceptional skills in communication, problem-solving, and creativity, Sarah is poised to make a significant impact in the industry.

Sarah’s determination to overcome obstacles and her unwavering commitment to social impact make her a true Trailblazer. Her ability to address pressing issues, such as teenage phone addiction, through innovative campaigns demonstrates her visionary mindset. Sarah’s resilience in the face of challenges and her dedication to creating positive change set her apart as a role model for others. With her drive, compassion, and diverse skill set, Sarah rightfully earns her place among our Top 50 Trailblazers!

The Top 50 Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazer Awards

The Trailblazer Awards aim to identify and celebrate students who use their final years of school to invest holistically in the skills and experiences that will maximise their own future opportunities and make a contribution to the future of our society.

Our winners for the Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazer Awards have demonstrated initiative in volunteering for their school or community, have participated in co-curricular activities, and have held leadership positions within their schools.

Learn more about who placed in the Top 50 Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazers here!

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We understand that true success involves mastering study, career and leadership skills while maintaining your wellbeing, not just excelling in academics and as a result, over the last decade, we’ve supported over 10,000 students to achieve their best and maximise their options for life after school.

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