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Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Jennifer Whitney said as part of the development of theCorporate Plan, Whitsunday 2020 Council coordinated a Youth Picture Competition for primaryschool aged children across the region.
“The competition asked students to draw or create a picture showing how they think theWhitsundays will look in five years time,” Mayor Whitney said.
“It was all part of Council’s development of a five year Corporate Plan and vision for Councilspanning from 2014 – 2019 called Whitsunday Council 2020, which was adopted by Council lastweek.
“The Youth Picture Competition helped gauge what our next generation thinks about the future of the Whitsunday region.
“We had 148 entries from children at primary schools across the region from years 1 to 7.
“It was a tough competition with many notable entrants and we are happy to award prizes forwinners and runners-up in each of the age groups,” she said.
Congratulations must go to the following students:
Years 1 -3 Winner Mikhalla Flint (Whitsunday Christian College) Runner Up – Isabel Spence(Whitsunday Christian College)
Years 4-5 Winner Charlee Maria Acton (Merinda State School) Runner Up Kason Scott(Proserpine State School)
Years 6-7 Winner Nakeisha Taavao (Whitsunday Christian College) Runner Up – Haley Dibbin(Whitsunday Christian College)
Winners will receive a $30 gift voucher and runners-up will receive a $15 gift voucher. The winners and runners-up drawings will be displayed at Whitsunday Regional Libraries.
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