Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

The Glennie Girls Impress

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

The Glennie Girls Impress

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HEAD of The Glennie School Wendy Ashley-Cooper said 2010 was the year of something special.

Mrs Ashley-Cooper spoke at the Year 12 speech day which was held on Thursday at the Empire Church Theatre.

"There have been many special Co as in exceptional Co events this year," she said.

"As a partner with the Yalari Foundation, we are helping to make a difference to the lives of indigenous girls. The very first graduate of the Yalari program, Nellie Bond, has just completed Year 12.

"Our girls so impressed the interviewers at Bond University that, instead of awarding the usual one Collegiate scholarship for one of our Year 12 students to study at Bond, all five were offered scholarships."

Mrs Ashley-Cooper said student leadership was strong this year with the senior committees capably led by students Hanna McCreath and Aleesha Phillips.

"Together these girls have embodied all that is best about the Glennie spirit and ethos," she said. …

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