Year 12 students at MacKillop Catholic College ended their high school careers with a Charity Day and a Graduation Mass.
“What a meaningful way to end 13 years of schooling for our HSC Class of 2019.
“Year 12 raised $1,880 for their chosen charities, Kids with Cancer Foundation and The Ocean Cleanup, thanks to our very generous College community.
“Students were able to enjoy one final day of fun and frivolity before they graduated and it was enjoyed by all,” said College Principal, Steve Todd.
This was followed by the Graduation Mass, the College’s formal conclusion and send off for Year 12 as they enter the final stretch before their HSC.
“The Year 12 Graduation Mass is always an emotional occasion that is well attended by our school community.
“It is a chance for our staff to acknowledge the journey our students have been through at MacKillop, for our students to thank their teachers who have supported them along the way, and for parents to reflect and celebrate their children.
“At the conclusion of Mass, our staff and student community form the traditional Guard of Honour, led by a bagpipe player, where they finish their journey in the arms of each other, family and friends, symbolising the end of their Secondary schooling.
“That evening, our staff, Year 12 cohort and their families, assembled once more to acknowledge the many academic and extracurricular achievements of these students during the Awards Night,” Todd said.
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Steve Todd, MacKillop Catholic College, Warnervale