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Recognising student success
Thrift shop support assists students
KAPUNDA High School has rec-
ognised students for their efforts
throughout the 2017 school year,
at a presentation evening held last
Fifteen students took out a major
award on the night, while awards
were handed out across a further 12
year 12 subject categories, as well
as for years eight, nine, 10 and 11
Among those to receive acco-
lades were Sharna Grant (Paul
Giles Memorial Prize), Callum
Fox (Dunstan Memorial Prize),
Morghan Prior (Hughes Prize),
Taylor Jones (Kidman Prize) and
Lauren Ruediger (Hawke Prize).
Katie Christian won the school's
Caltex AllRounder award, Bro-
die Markos and Shannon Skinner
were awarded the Rotary Club of
Kapunda Service to School prize,
Claire Preiss was named the En-
deavour Award winner, while Jen-
nifer Cawley and Samuel Daff took
out the Mayoral Youth Recognition
Award for Educational Excellence.
The Australian Defence Force
Long Tan Leadership and Team-
work Award was presented to year
10 student James Soar, while the
Nick Champion Leadership and
Teamwork Award was presented to
year 11 student Abigail Lemar.
Canteen manager Deb Hook was
presented with the prestigious Ka-
punda High School Eringa Award
in recognition of her contributions
to the school, while canteen volun-
teer Sharon Coe was awarded the
Minister of Education and Child
Development's Award as a highly
valued school volunteer.
This event also featured guest
speaker Rosina Helbig, a first offi-
cer on Jetstar's Airbus A320 fleet,
who graduated from Kapunda High
School in 2001.
THE Kapunda Community Thrift Shop has
continued its support for students in the
Kapunda area by donating $3000 to the Ka-
punda High School Centenary Foundation
The thrift shop has, over a number of
years, contributed a total of $15,000 towards
the work of the Centenary Foundation, which
is now in its 10th year of assisting Kapunda
High School students in their post-school
studies and vocational training.
Centenary Foundation secretary Anne
Hornsey thanked the group for its donation
and commended the thrift shop workers on
their valuable and generous contribution to
the Kapunda community.
"The excellent presentation of goods for
sale make it a popular place for local shop-
pers and many organisations and individuals
have significantly benefited from the fund-
raising efforts of the volunteers who run the
shop," she said.
"This donation will go towards the Cente-
nary Foundation Annual Awards for 2018,
where we shall be distributing approximate-
ly $25,000 in grants to a number of worthy
students at our presentations early in Febru-
Avenue of honour
set to take shape
THE installation of Kapunda's Avenue of
Honour, including 13 plaques acknowl-
edging key World War One battles, and
the Ode of Remembrance, is due to com-
mence this month.
Updating elected members at Light Re-
gional Council's latest meeting, council
community development officer Lorinda
Bayley said the project is expected to be
completed in time for an official opening
ceremony in either February or March.
"A local contractor has been engaged to in-
stall the plaques into the footpath on the east-
ern side of Mildred Street at defined points,
commencing at the existing stone World
War Two memorial cairn to the boundary of
Kapunda Primary School," she said.
Eleven of the plaques will contain key
battle theatres of the major South Australian
World War One battalions, with an addi-
tional dedication plaque and a final plaque
containing the Ode of Remembrance.
The project was supported with funding
from the federal Department of Veterans'
The Kapunda Community Thrift Shop presents Kapunda High School Centenary Foundation with its $3000 donation. Pictured (from left) are Monique Davidson,
Des Ellis, Di Ellis, Anne Hornsey (Centenary Foundation secretary), Rae Reichelt, Ray Reichelt and Hilda Matters.
Petty Officer (and former head prefect) Tom Bastians with ADF Leadership and
Teamwork Award winner James Soar, Nick Champion Leadership & Teamwork
Award winner Abigail Lemar (far left) and Paul Giles Memorial Prize recipient
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