Year 12 students bid farewell
The Western Australian College of Agriculture has farewelled their 2018 Year 12 cohort during the college’s graduation ceremony on November 9.
Macey Turner was named as the College’s dux, while also being named Highest Achiever in Class.
Joe Coldwell’s name was called out numerous times during the graduation’s major awards as he collected the Excellence in Vet and Highest Achiever in Trades awards, while also being recognised by principal Stephen Watt for 100 per cent attendance, along with Hayden Burt.
Brendan Lamont was awarded with Highest Achiever on Farm.
Mr Watt said the graduation ceremony was a great opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of both the Year 12 graduating class and high performing Year 10s and 11s who were also presented with awards on the day.
“The main aim of the day is to celebrate the 12
or 13 years of school and wish the Year 12s farewell as they go into the big world and next venture,” he said.
“What we’re trying to instil in our students is a broad range of skills that are related to the agricultural industry and related trades. But probably the more important (values) of attitude and the ability to jump in and work in a team, the ability to be proactive in seeing jobs that need doing.”
The 2018 graduating class.
Jacinta Wheatley (far left) and Joe Coldwell (far right) with next year’s prefects.
The 2018 Year 12 equine students.
Mark Walling and Macey Turner.
Jodie Ranieri and Joe Coldwell.
Evan White and Brendan Lamont.