Ceremony honours grads
SW TAFE awards next generation
THE dedication and hard work of a number of residents has been acknowledged at a ceremony held by TAFE Queensland in Roma on Wednesday.
Twenty students were awarded for completion or near completion of their Certificate and Diploma qualifications across several areas including construction, carpentry, early childhood education and care, rural operations, individual support, and training and assessment.
They will now enter the community armed with their new found knowledge, providing services to the wider region.
TAFE Queensland, South West Region’s Executive Director of Studies, Jenni Butler welcomed the students and their families and congratulated the graduates for their achievements.
“It’s fantastic to see so many of you here. Your hard work has paid off and we’re sure that this will only help you succeed in your chosen fields in the future,” said Mrs Butler.
Councillor Tyson Golder, Mayor of Maranoa Regional Council, along with Jenni Butler presented certificates to the students.
Camille Johnson, CEO of Golden West Employment Services spoke to the graduates about the importance of recognising and making the most of the opportunities that arise in their careers.
Following the ceremony, students and their families celebrated with treats hand baked by the talented hospitality students and their teacher, including a croquembouche graduation cake broken by Diploma of Early Childhood Education graduate, Amy-Jane Godsell.
STEPPING UP: Graduates from TAFE Queensland’s Roma Campus celebrate their achievements.
Mayor Tyson Golder with Bennett Ladbrook, and Jenni Butler. ]