Fund­ing wel­come at IDSHS

Isis Town and Country - - News -

ISIS District State High School stu­dents will con­tinue to have ac­cess to greater ed­u­ca­tion and ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties as part of an ex­ten­sion to the Gate­way to In­dus­try Schools Pro­gram.

Mem­ber for Bur­nett Stephen Ben­nett said the Queens­land Govern­ment was in­vest­ing an ex­tra $900,000 to con­tinue the pro­gram in schools across the state.

He said IDSHS was one of more than 100 state schools that had en­gaged with lo­cal in­dus­try to de­velop the skills of stu­dents as part of the ini­tia­tive.

“The Queens­land Govern­ment is com­mit­ted to en­sur­ing that stu­dents have ac­cess to the ed­u­ca­tion and skills they need for a bright fu­ture with life­long ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties,” he said.

“Stu­dents from IDSHS have achieved great things through the Gate­way to In­dus­try Schools Pro­gram and I’m thrilled that this ini­tia­tive will con­tinue.”

Prin­ci­pal Brett Ka­vanagh wel­comed the fund­ing, which he said would en­sure on­go­ing part­ner­ships with lo­cal in­dus­try and im­por­tant path­way op­tions for stu­dents.

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