Students from years 7 to 12 from Muswellbrook High School participate in the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program. The Hunt Family Foundation, Sara Halvedene Foundation, BHP Billiton Mt Arthur Coal, MACH Energy and Muswellbrook High School have supported the programs in Muswellbrook since 2010.
Students from the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program were invited to co-ordinate and run the NAIDOC Week assembly at Muswellbrook Senior High School in June. Tyrell Roadley and Marcus Morris were MCs for the event and following are extracts from some of the students’ speeches at the event.
A trip to the art gallery
Students who attend the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success Centre at least twice a week, have more than 85 per cent attendance at school and are getting C grade or above averages were treated to a trip to the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre.
Compact Signing Ceremony
More than 60 students, teachers, supporters and family members gathered at the Muswellbrook Centre in early June to sign a Compact which outlines the roles and responsibilities for students and their supporters. The Compact Signing ceremony is an essential part of The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program and a key to the future success for the students that participate.
High achiever in Muswellbrook
Petra Franks completed Year 12 in 2012 at Muswellbrook High School and has a list of achievements due to her hardwork and passion for learning.
An articulate and thoughtful student, Petra approaches all that she does in a mature way, always caring and sensitive to the needs of others. She has a passion for learning, understanding the power of knowledge, and she shares this with others. She conducts herself with dignity and with a highly developed sense of responsibility. She has been an excellent ambassador and role model at all times for the school and community.