New leaders shine through....
Recently students, staff, families and community members
enjoyed the 2016 Student Leaders Induction Ceremony in the great hall at
Babinda P-12 State School. The ceremony
was held to induct the elected leaders of 2016 into their positions of School Captain,
Primary School Captain, and Sports House Captain, Indigenous Ambassador as well
as the Student Council Executive and representatives.
The rigorous selection process for these positions took place
earlier in the term and included speeches and a panel interview as well as a
popular vote. The many inspiring
speeches delivered in front of the judging panel, staff, peers and family
members was a testament to strength of leadership at the school. Additionally with school children being such
an important part of the Babinda community it was heart-warming to see the
enthusiasm; the demonstrated dedication to the wider community and the maturity
of the many students who stepped up to proudly and confidently compete for
During the ceremony the 2016 leaders pledged to lead with
initiative and vision and to support and encourage their peers and school
community throughout the year. To also
make sure that the great successes in academic results, cultural involvement
and sporting achievements at the school continues.
Newly appointed school captain Courtney Spokes said “Being a
leader is never about the role, it is only about the goal! This year you will
see the student leadership team continue to strengthen the school’s link within
the community and to support all of our fellow students through the challenges
we face this year striving to excel. ”
The ceremony concluded with a morning tea for the 2016
leaders and their families.