Living a Life of Service

The end of year is a natural time for reflection, to acknowledge others and give thanks for their services. At our Junior School Presentation Assembly, two SGCS students and an SGCS teacher were presented with Children Week Awards from Ms Julie Hourigan Ruse, Chief Executive Officer of Fams.

 

The NSW Children’s Week Awards recognise outstanding achievements by children and the work of adults in supporting children in any relevant endeavor as an individual or a group. The Awards seek to acknowledge champions within our community as identified by representatives of our community.

 

Charlotte Abbey, Year 4 received the Exceptional Young Person Award recognizing her attributes in being inclusive of others, overcoming adversity and showing generousity to others.

 

Mrs Karen Binns, SGCS IT Teacher/Integrator received the Advocacy for Children Awardforher outstanding contributions to children in the community for her role in programs like robotics, jump rope, Girl’s Brigade, Duke of Edinburgh, Swimming and her work with the International Society for Technology in Education.

 

Jessica Payne Year 12, Class of 2016 received the Endeavour Awardfor her extraordinary contributions to other children/young people.

 

Congratulations to the Award recipients, the Awards are well-deserved and we hope you take heart in the knowledge that many appreciate all that you do.  

 

We would also like to thank Ms Julie Hourigan Ruse for attending SGCS to present the Awards. 

 

Image: Mr James Honor, Principal, Mrs Karen Binns,SGCS IT Teacher/Integrator, Ms Julie Hourigan Ruse, CEO Fams, Mrs Nicole Finch, Head of Junior School and Charlotte Abbey