VOLUNTEER MORNING TEA: Biggenden QCWA members Narelle Smith and Claire Blacker with Biggenden State School Year 9 students Jasmine Schafer and Maddie Barnes at the morning tea for the school's volunteers. Photo: Erica Murree
VOLUNTEER MORNING TEA: Biggenden QCWA members Narelle Smith and Claire Blacker with Biggenden State School Year 9 students Jasmine Schafer and Maddie Barnes at the morning tea for the school's volunteers. Photo: Erica Murree

Biggenden State School recognises its volunteers

THE Biggenden State Parents and Citizens Association is the most active group Daman Weir has been involved with.

The school principal was speaking at a volunteers’ morning tea prepared by the Biggenden QCWA members with the assistance of Year 9 students, Maddie Barnes and Jasmine Schaper.

Recognising its volunteers who helped and supported the school Mr Weir presented each with a certificate.

“This is really appreciated,” he said.

“I would love to see twice as many here next year. “

Receiving volunteer awards at the Biggenden State School were Jenny Brown, Kerry Randall, Trish Beddows and Joyce Thompson.
Receiving volunteer awards at the Biggenden State School were Jenny Brown, Kerry Randall, Trish Beddows and Joyce Thompson.

Mr Weir said families in the school are the key to success

“It makes our school run so much better,” he said.

Mr Weir made special mention of Rod Tucker who volunteers his time for school swimming.

“This is two terms a year,” he said.

“It really makes a difference.”

Accepting their volunteer awards at the Biggenden State School were Belinda O'Leary, Sandra Pershouse, Joyce Miller and Liz Callus.
Accepting their volunteer awards at the Biggenden State School were Belinda O'Leary, Sandra Pershouse, Joyce Miller and Liz Callus.

QCWA secretary Narelle Smith said it was a pleasure to cater for the morning tea.

“It was also an opportunity to promote our organisation and at the same time sit and get to know the students,” she said.

“This venture will be supporting the QCWA Drought Appeal.”


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