Open Day show off college for students, parents

Michael TraillNarrogin Observer
Eliza Higgins and Jacinta Wheatly.
Camera IconEliza Higgins and Jacinta Wheatly.

The WA College of Agriculture Narrogin held its annual open day last Friday, celebrating the school’s 112-year history and showcasing what it has to offer.

Colin Batt, Tanner Garrity, Thomas Price, Brendan Lamot and Sophie Campell.
Camera IconColin Batt, Tanner Garrity, Thomas Price, Brendan Lamot and Sophie Campell.

Principal Stephan Watt said the focus of the college was to add value to every student.

Nic Woodhams and Jarrod Salmeri.
Camera IconNic Woodhams and Jarrod Salmeri.

“The annual Open Day is an opportunity for current and prospective parents and carers to view the college facilities and learn about how their son or daughter could benefit,” he said.

Juanelle Van Wyk camp drafting.
Camera IconJuanelle Van Wyk camp drafting.

Past students from over the years flocked to the campus as well.

Hayden Gibson shearing.
Camera IconHayden Gibson shearing.

All attendees were spoilt for choice with entertainment.

Braden Reynolds shearing.
Camera IconBraden Reynolds shearing.

Students competed in sheep shearing and equine cutting and demonstrations of various trades were held in the college’s various workshops.

Kris Edwards, Tate Barrett, Bryce Lansdell, Hayden Prosser and Todd Hayes.
Camera IconKris Edwards, Tate Barrett, Bryce Lansdell, Hayden Prosser and Todd Hayes.

Students performed live music while vintage tractors and vehicles were also on display.

Kate Lansdell and Daneika Andrich.
Camera IconKate Lansdell and Daneika Andrich.

The school’s fencing team were also presented with the Waratah Shield for winning the competition at Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days.

Megan Dyson, Alika Gould and Rene Naude.
Camera IconMegan Dyson, Alika Gould and Rene Naude.

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