Wind­fall to sup­port stu­dent health

Canning Times - - NEWS -

CAN­NING Vale Col­lege says its stu­dents are the big win­ners af­ter it was guar­an­teed fund­ing in the State Bud­get.

The Bud­get al­lo­cated $2 mil­lion in fund­ing to the school, which plans to use the money to im­prove stu­dent ser­vices and sports fa­cil­i­ties.

Can­ning Vale Col­lege prin­ci­pal Pe­ter Ru­drum said he was “ex­tremely pleased” to re­ceive the fund­ing.

He said the money would be used to con­struct a pur­pose-built stu­dent ser­vices cen­tre to im­prove stu­dent health.

“It will en­able us to bet­ter meet the well­be­ing needs of our stu­dents with youth sup­port of­fi­cers, chap­lains and en­gage­ment co­or­di­na­tors in the one lo­ca­tion,” he said.

Mr Ru­drum said the school’s sports fa­cil­i­ties would also re­ceive an up­grade.

“We’re in­stalling ad­di­tional hard courts which will pro­vide more op­por­tu­ni­ties for stu­dents to ac­cess sport­ing pro­grams,” he said.

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