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Year six prepare for secondary school

WARRACKNABEAL Primary School students will bring another year of  learning to a close today. 

Last Thursday night  the school celebrated the graduation of the year six students, marking a pivotal period in their lives as they prepare to start their secondary education. 

WPS year six students were presented with their graduation certificates, representing their many years of foundational early education. 

WPS Principal Benjamin Tait congratulated the students on their achievement. 

He said with the help of the teacher body, he was proud to see another year successfully complete their primary schooling. 

“It was a privilege and a pleasure to be involved in the Graduation Celebration for the class of 2019,” Mr Tait said. 

“I hope our students feel as proud of themselves as we do of them. Across the seven years of primary school the students have been nurtured by a range of fantastic teachers, with each helping students to become better each day.”

He gave special thanks to the teachers for their commitment to the students education. 

“This year the students have been fortunate to have Miss Kate Blackmore, Mrs Lauren Kellett and Miss Tiffany Quinlan working together as a great team. I would like to thank these teachers for preparing our students academically, socially and emotionally as they move on into secondary college.”

A number of students were also recipients of awards, acknowledging their excellence in specific areas. 

Kiara C  was awarded with Parents’ Club, Kobe Mac  was presented with a numeracy award, Kiara L was presented with a Literacy award from  the Lions Club.

Jarve B was awarded for his Sportsmanship Warrack Eagles, Abbey K was presented with the Margaret Kent Literacy Award and Fionn K with the Bill Jefferies award. 

Mr Tait congratulated the students for their awards and wished the student body well for their future endeavors. 

“I would like to congratulate the individual award recipients; it is truly an honour for you to be selected from such a strong group of students,” Mr Tait said. 

“I would also like to congratulate all of our students for sharing with us their talents and strengths during their time at primary school. I wish each all the best for the challenges and excitements the future holds.”