Congratulations to the four young winners who were awarded their prizes by Dr Joseph Toscano of the Ellen Jose Memorial Foundation and Cr Clarke Martin, Bayside Mayor yesterday to mark the start of Reconciliation Week.
Now in their second year, the Ellen Jose Awards encourage Bayside primary and secondary school students to consider “What Reconciliation means through their eyes” in an artwork or piece of writing.
Congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists:
|Prep – 3|
Johnny Kelly – Black Rock Primary School
Darcy Hopkins – Sandringham East Primary School
Sofia Emilson – Brighton Primary School
Alice Jones – Xavier College, Kostka Hall
|Grade 4 – 6|
Jules Harris-Ure – Black Rock Primary School
Elizabeth Dennis – Mentone Girls Grammar
Pierce Lowrey – Beaumaris Primary School
Freya Cullum – Hampton Primary School
Baxter Kelly – Black Rock Primary School
|Year 7 – 10|
Flynn Megahan – Brighton Secondary College
Louie Harris-Ure – St Leonard’s College
Lucy Knighton – Beaumaris Secondary College
Natalie Hordejuk – Beaumaris Secondary College
Alice Robinson – Star of the Sea College
|Year 11 – 12|
Charlotte Holland – Mentone Grammar School
Arthur Deasley – Beaumaris Secondary College
Gabrielle Orr – Heatherton Christian College
We celebrate Reconciliation Week in Bayside to recognise its importance to all Australians.
Our Bayside Reconciliation Action Plan outlines specific actions we are taking on our journey towards reconciliation, working together to build stronger relationships between the broader Bayside community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.