Students recognised for volunteer work

A group of upstanding students from Monaro High School have been recognised for volunteering in the local community and at school.

The students, received awards as part of the Department of Education and Communities student volunteering awards program for volunteer work they undertook last year.

The program not only helps the students gain valuable skills and become global citizens, but also widely benefits the local community.

Jack Clayton, completed more than 150 hours of volunteer work last year and received the top award, the Black Opal, for his efforts.

He volunteered mostly in the school reader, writer and read aloud to someone programs.

Lachlan Salvestro and Zac Clarke both received silver awards for undertaking 40 hours of volunteering, both in the read aloud to somebody program also.

Gabrielle Kerr completed volunteer work as part of her food technology class, serving at functions including at aged care facility, Yallambee Lodge. She was award a bronze certificate for doing 20 hours of work.

Harrison Phillips and Tom Innes also received awards.

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