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Eco-Owl inspires students

Article in The Catholic Leader, 13 January 2013:


BRISBANE Catholic Education schools featured prominently in the Green Lane Diary Awards at the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre late last year.

Year 6 students from St Mary's School, Beaudesert, and their environmentally friendly mascot Eco-Owl were among the stars of the show as Federal Education Minister Peter Garrett presented them with an Outstanding Group Achievement Award.

Meanwhile, Mr Garrett also praised the efforts of St Mary's 2012 Year 6 student Georgia Wilkie, one of five winners of the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award, and 2012 Year 5 student at St Pius X, Salisbury, student Teigan Diphoorn, awarded an Outstanding Student Award.



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