Awards ceremony for Nagambie school.DIANE GRANT January 16, 2013 4:12am
Sole Grade 6 graduate at St Joseph's School Nagambie for 2012 was Meg Barnes. She was presented with her medallion and certificate by Parish priest Tony Hill and School Principal Leo Jones.
St Joseph’s School in Nagambie had its award presentation last month.
To celebrate her graduation, the only Grade Six student Meg Barnes was awarded her medallion and certificate by the parish priest Fr Tony Hill and school principal Leo Jones.
Local identity Max Perry presented the Margaret Perry award on behalf of his daughter Denise and himself in memory of their mother and wife to Grade Five student Tommy Le Deux.
Mr Perry stepped up to the plate a second time to present the Lions Club of Nagambie and District’s award to another Grade Five student in James Cooper.
Sue Tehan (formerly Verge) had the honour of presenting Meg Barnes with the Kevin Verge Memorial award.
Parents Jane and Brett Barnes, her siblings, fellow students, friends and school staff congratulated Meg on her graduation and the award. At the end of the awards a power point presentation was shown of Meg’s life and primary school days.
She was congratulated on her wonderful efforts during her primary school years.
Mr Jones thanked all who supported the school in 2012 and said ‘‘it looks to be an exciting year in 2013 for the school and enrolment numbers will be close to 77, 30 more than when I started a few years ago’’.
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