Port Fairy Students Receive Special Awards for Researching Local Heroes

Ben Wakely, Sam Allen, William, Humbolt, Grace Pollock and Antoinette Tamer were awarded special certificates of recognition for researching local soldiers who died during World War 1. Tim Gurry OAM presented the certificates to the students and their passionate teacher Mrs Grady at a special event where the students shared their research with their Year 4 classmates. Mr Gurry said that he was amazed at the knowledge and enthusiasm displayed by the Year 4 class. ‘You have shown that you understand the impact of World War 1 upon families and communities in Australia and on the battlefields of Europe. Your work is fantastic and you should be very proud’.