Future leaders hone their skills in the big smoke

Taylar AmoniniNorth West Telegraph
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School leaders from across the Pilbara travelled to Perth on a leadership camp aimed at supporting students futures as heads of their schools.

Head boys and girls from six public primary schools in Port Hedland and Newman travelled to Perth on March 14, where they spent a week building skills in leadership.

Accompanied by academic enrichment co-ordinator Melissa Hatwell, the students attended the Youth Leadership Halogen Conference at Perth Convention Centre, where the children had the opportunity to hear from leaders in various fields.

School Leaders from Port Hedland Primary School, South Hedland Primary School, Cassia Primary Schoool and Baler Primary School.
Camera IconSchool Leaders from Port Hedland Primary School, South Hedland Primary School, Cassia Primary Schoool and Baler Primary School. Credit: Taylar Amonini

“The main idea of the camp was to help the students to be the best leaders they can be,” she said.

“The students had the best time, the conference by far was the highlight of the trip, but they all thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the week.”

The students also went to Scitech, Parliament House, BHP Billiton and Murdoch University where they did facial reconstructions with clay on skulls and raced through the University.

For some students, this was their first time they’d gone somewhere overnight without their parents.

Students that participated in the camp came from Port Hedland Primary School, South Hedland Primary School, Baler Primary School, Cassia Primary School, Newman Primary School and South Newman Primary School.

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