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Yalari scholars continue to work hard, dream big... and achieve! Following his great leadership in Riverview dance group, Year 12 Riverview student, Ezekiel Billy has toured NSW with a dance group for NAIDOC week, performing at schools throughout the state.

Year 9 Toowoomba Grammar School student, Jermaine Harrison received a Pro Diligentia Award for Term 1.

St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School student, Shemyliah Ahmat has been selected as Year 8 Boarding Captain.

Monique Laurie, Year 12 Kambala student, was awarded the Student Achievement Leadership Award at the recent Yalari Sydney Dinner. Recipients of this award have exhibited the qualities of leadership, commitment, strength of character, integrity and inspiration.

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Year 9 Kinross Wolaroi school student, Anna Robinson was elected as one of the 2019 KWS Junior Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Representatives. The Jr AECG is made up of representatives from all the high schools in Orange and meet regularly to discuss cultural issues within each school and share what is being done. Over the past two years they have also organised a formal youth ball held during Orange NAIDOC Week celebrations.

Renekka Narkle, Year 12 student at Great Southern Grammar School passed her driving test and is now the proud owner of a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer! Her smile reveals how pleased she is with her achievement.

Mareeya Pigram, Year 11 student at Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth who received an Academic Incentive Award for always striving to do her best. Congratulations Mareeya.

Chelsea Edwards, Year 11 Kinross Wolaroi student was selected to go on an excursion to Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park. Only eight students were selected to attend the trip taking place during July school holidays. The students will have the opportunity to visit Indigenous communities in the area and participate in local cultural activities.

Scotch College Adelaide students Cheree Whymann (Year 10) and Shahleena Martin (Year 12) did a great job delivering the Acknowledgment of Country to kick off the Indigenous round of AFL.

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Yalari News | Winter 2019  

Yalari News - "Winter Voice", Founding Director Waverley Stanley AM, Upcoming events, Student updates and achievements, Wally Boydell and th...

Yalari News | Winter 2019  

Yalari News - "Winter Voice", Founding Director Waverley Stanley AM, Upcoming events, Student updates and achievements, Wally Boydell and th...

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