Top students awarded, farewelled

Michael TraillNarrogin Observer
The 2018 Year 12 equine students.
Camera IconThe 2018 Year 12 equine students.

The Western Australian College of Agriculture has farewelled their 2018 Year 12 cohort during the college’s graduation ceremony on November 9.

The 2018 graduating class.
Camera IconThe 2018 graduating class. Credit: Richard Whyte and Wendy Hogg

Macey Turner was named as the College’s dux, while also being named Highest Achiever in Class.

Mark Walling and Macey Turner.
Camera IconMark Walling and Macey Turner.

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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.

Jodie Ranieri and Joe Coldwell.
Camera IconJodie Ranieri and Joe Coldwell.

Brendan Lamont was awarded with Highest Achiever on Farm.

Evan White Brendan Lamont.
Camera IconEvan White Brendan Lamont.

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.”

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