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Year 6 Sister Cities Writing Contest

Year 6 Sister Cities Writing Contest

 Council conducted its second Year 6 Writing Contest with students in all primary schools within the Blacktown LGA invited to explain in 50 words or less, what the 4 themes of Diversity, Culture, Unity and Friendship meant to them. Winning entrants and runners-up received a Hoyts movie voucher or Featherdale Wildlife Park pass. A big thank you to our supporters and members of the Sister Cities Committee who judged all the entries.

Winning schools (two per ward) received a $100 gift voucher to purchase educational items.

The entries received from 29 primary schools in 2015 and 2016 means that nearly 40% of our primary schools have participated in the contest to date. A fantastic response but this would not have been possible without the support of principals, staff and parents. Finally, a big thanks you to all the students who entered.

Keep an eagle eye out for the 2017 contest which promises to be bigger and better.

2016 Winners

Christian Grech- Mary Immaculate Primary School   

Meenal Janjua- Quakers Hill Public School    

Cassidy Rampton- Blacktown West PS   

Sheila Nicer- St Francis of Assisi Primary School   

Shaakirah Altif- Dawson PS

2016 Outstanding Achievement/Highly Commended

Sarah Dickerson- Mary Immaculate Primary School

Darshleen Kaur and Mikayla Simpson - Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School   

Mahjabeen Akter- Blacktown North PS   

Pranshu Patel- Seven Hills West PS    

Hayley Cantrill- Blacktown West PS

Agalya Pavalan- Blacktown South PS   

Preya Pathak- Riverbank PS   

Chantelle Marasigan- St Francis of Assisi Primary School

Vinuji Gallage- Rooty Hill PS  

Kayleen Phillips- Willmott PS

2015 Winners
Hayley Rochester- Quakers Hill East PS

Rhyanna Greig-  Tregear PS

Chenoa Haining-  Tregear PS

Hina Omar- Blacktown North PS

Tegan Linacre- Walters Road PS

Raksha Kumar- Marayong PS

Vivyane Kassar- Seven Hills PS

Arya Siddique- Blacktown West PS

Disha Prassad- St Aidan’s PS

Ayak Tong- St Aidan’s PS

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