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ALL 85 Year 1 stu­dents at Rockingham Lakes Pri­mary School have been given ten­nis rac­quets to take home.

The re­cent rac­quet do­na­tion was part of the ANZ Ten­nis Hot Shots and Ten­nis Aus­tralia’s School Part­ner­ship Pro­gram.

The aim of the pro­gram is to en­cour­age more chil­dren to pick up a rac­quet and learn ten­nis as part of their health and phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion cur­ricu­lum.­mu­ni­ d484051 Al­ready 80,000 rac­quets have been de­liv­ered since Jan­uary 2015, with a fur­ther 30,000 to be de­liv­ered in 2018, bring­ing the to­tal to 110,000 rac­quets.

Pic­ture: Jon Hew­son

Year 1 stu­dents Elise Stroud, Casey Crid­dle, Zac Kirk and Amarni Cas­tolra.

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