Students wear their brightest clothes for a worthy cause
QUOTA Whitsunday and Cannonvale State School teamed up on Friday to host Loud Shirt Day.
Students were asked to deck themselves out in their brightest, boldest and loudest clothing for the price of a gold coin donation.
Loud Shirt Day is an excuse to wear your brightest clothes to raise money to help give the gift of sound and speech to deaf children.
More than 500 students participated in Loud Shirt Day and the school raised $520 for the cause.
Woolworths Cannonvale, Toyworld and McDonald’s donated prizes to the students.
During the day, the student council visited the classrooms of Cannonvale State School to short-list potential winners for the prizes.
After a tough decision, Year 3 student Indi Manley and her sister Bella Manley took home an inflatable pool and Year 7 student Mya Murray received a $50 voucher from Big W.
No one left empty handed as Quota Whitsunday gave out McDonald’s vouchers to everyone who was short listed.
Quota Whitsunday president Margaret Perkins said she was overwhelmed by the number of participants.
“It’s inspiring to see so many young faces want to raise money for such a worthy cause in such an enjoyable way,” she said.
FEELING LOUD: Teacher’s aide and Quota Whitsundays member Rose Kemp, teacher Angelique Kanniah, grade seven student Mya Murray, teacher Emma Morrow, Quota president Margaret Perkins, Quota member Colleen Hill and Year 3 student Indi Manley and Year 5 student Bella Manley.