2012’s class act
EIDSVOLD State School held its awards evening recently to recognise the efforts of students in the academic, sporting, cultural and citizenship fields.
Mayor Don Waugh said he was impressed by way students took control of proceedings and the inspiration of guest speaker Father Bruce Boase.
Father Boase grew up in Eidsvold and his mother Vera Blundell still lives in the town.
Each year the Lions Fred Boase Continuing Education Award is given to a student, selected by the school, to encourage him/her to continue on to higher education.
This award honours Father Boase’s father who was a Lions member and very concerned that children be given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
This year’s recipientwas Ashley Pope.
Clinton Kyle was named Sportsperson of theYear for competing in North Burnett Cross Country and athletics teams and competing in theWide Bay Cross Country team at state titles.
Principal’s awards were given to Jamie Hartwig and Lachlan Nagle.
To be selected as a recipient of these special awards a student has to fill the following criteria: be courteous, conscientious, participate in all school activities, give their best in all academic areas, often falls just short of success but achieveswell without major recognition and shows the way and always supports others.
EIDSVOLDSTARS: Eidsvold State School students celebrated their achievements recently. Back, left: Lachlan Nagle (Citizenship Award, Principal’s Award, subject awards, Bronze sports medallion), ClintonKyle (Silver sports medallion, Sportsperson of theYear), AshleyPope (EncouragementAward, subject awards, Lions Club Fred Boase continuing education award). Middle, left: Jamie Hartwig (Encouragement Award, Silver sports medallion, Cross Cultural, Principal’s Award). Front left: Cain Appo (EncouragementAward, ImprovementAward), Ella Fort (Prep All rounder), Marcus Collins (Prep Encouragement), Harmony-tree Hansen (Encouragement Award, All rounder, Cross Cultural Award).