TOP EFFORT: Past Gympie West State School student Harrison Parker with Gympie West’s monthly award winners (from left) Annabelle Morgan, Sophie Schooth, Eli Wilson, Annaliese Melvin, Laila Walker and Mason Fanshaw. Absent was Bailey Swan and Jacob Hart. Photo Contributed
TOP EFFORT: Past Gympie West State School student Harrison Parker with Gympie West’s monthly award winners (from left) Annabelle Morgan, Sophie Schooth, Eli Wilson, Annaliese Melvin, Laila Walker and Mason Fanshaw. Absent was Bailey Swan and Jacob Hart. Photo Contributed Contributed

Harrison’s talk a winner

JAMES Nash State High School student and Queensland rep hockey player, Harrison Parker, returned to his old primary school last week to talk about his goal of becoming a representative sportsman.

Before presenting Gympie West State School's October Aussies of the Month with their awards, Harrison spoke of how he persisted, trained hard and followed his dream of becoming a representative goalie.

Congratulations to the following awardees:

Prep: Laila Walker - Laila is a kind and helpful friend. She independently prepares herself for learning each day and participates in all class activities. Laila is polite to everyone and always uses her manners.

Year 1: Annabelle Morgan - Annabelle is a quiet achiever. She industriously completes all tasks asked of her and offers her help to classmates. She is a great role model to her peers due to her consistent high standard of manners and work ethic.

Year 2: Mason Fanshaw - Mason is an industrious student who always puts in 100% effort. He contributes to class discussions and is a lovely friend to his peers.

Year 3: Bailey Swan - Bailey is a quiet achiever who always works to the best of his ability. He is a kind and considerate student who shows respect for his peers and teachers. He is a great role model to others and needs to be commended for his efforts and achievements this year. Year 4: Annaliese Melvin - For continued commitment to her education and for her responsible and respectful classroom behaviour.

Year 5 SEP: Eli Wilson - For always being an active participant in his own learning and striving to help his peers to achieve their best. Eli's use of impeccable manners and respectful classroom behaviour helps him to achieve and succeed in all curriculum areas. His thoughtful and caring nature helps to maintain a conducive and effective learning environment. Eli not only strives to excel at all he does but aims to develop life-long learning strategies to use and transfer to life.

Year 5: Sophie Schooth - For being a diligent, responsible student who always puts a lot of thought into all school activities and takes great pride in the presentation of work.

Year 6: Jacob Hart - Jacob is a fine example of how students can slowly and steadily improve from year to year in their time at Gympie West and develop into a fine citizen. He has learnt to take responsibility for his behaviour and learning for which he deserves full credit. Jacob is now a great role model as he is always willing to help and support others, he involves himself in all activities and he wears the school uniform with pride.

Gympie Times


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