Service staff finalist for education award
ROCKINGHAM Senior High School student services co-ordinator Michelle Dirksz is a finalist in the WA Education Awards.
Principal Stan Koios nominated Mrs Dirksz for the WA School Service Staff Member of the Year category.
“Michelle is a dedicated, invaluable member of our Student Services team,” he said.
“She consistently puts the needs of our students above everything else, starting work early and finishing later in order to always be available for students and staff.
Mr Koios said Mrs Dirksz had implemented several new initiatives into Student Services, including small groups working on targeted areas, such as resilience, mental health, positive relationships, cyber safety, attendance and hygiene.
Mrs Dirksz said she was humbled to be named a finalist.
“I often tell students that I have the best job in the world, and I truly believe that,” she said.
Michelle Dirksz believes she has the best job in the world.