Students a symbol of inspiration

JAMES Nash State High School's 33rd annual awards evening, held last night, recognised and honoured students' sporting, cultural, citizenship and academic achievements.

These students symbolised the school's core purpose - put simply in three words, “to inspire learning”. And that is what the teaching staff strive to achieve each and every day, principal Darrin Edwards said.

“I have been so proud of the achievements of our students, staff and parents, and their willingness to support our students' learning ... 2009 has seen James Nash recognised as a hub of educational excellence.

“I would like to wish all our graduating seniors of 2009 the very best in their future pursuits and I encourage all continuing James Nash students to be proud of their school and to strive to achieve their own personal excellence.”

Mr Edwards said the award's night reflected James Nash's position as one of the highest performing secondary schools in the entire Wide Bay region, sitting at or above the national benchmarks in the areas of spelling, punctuation, grammar, writing and numeracy.

Gympie Times


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