Ryan takes home memorial award
COALSTOUN Lakes State School student Ryan Gibbs who embodies his school values and motto of “Integrity and Industry” has been awarded the Eaton Giles Memorial Award.
The Year 6 student who is off to Burnett College next year said, “I didn’t know I had been nominated”.
“It’s (the win) pretty cool. I am displaying the trophy in the cabinet along with my other sporting trophies.”
Ryan is looking forward to Year 7 at Gayndah, especially to learn manual arts and ag science. “I can’t wait,” he said. “The transition days were great.”
Principal Benjamin Reed said Ryan had demonstrated in his role as school vice-captain that he was supportive of the ethos, values and traditions of the school.
“Ryan also embodies the positive behaviour characteristics of being safe, respectful and responsible,” he said.
“He is known to be supportive of all his classmates by ensuring all students are included and participating, whether in the academic areas of schooling, or in any other of participation of school life.”
During the past year Ryan has represented North Burnett zone in cricket, softball and rugby league.
He has extended his personal sporting passions and improvement with Central Burnett Ruby League and Gayndah Junior Cricket.
Ryan was awarded best forward in his rugby league U12s side and voted best and fairest for the Wondai mini-mod carnival by the coaches of all teams.
GREAT: Year 6 student Ryan Gibbs wins the award.