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Clayfield student wins Premier's ANZAC Prize

Clayfield College News

Posted 25/01/2018

Clayfield College Year 11 student Isabelle Jardine has been selected as one of the eight Queensland winners in the Premier’s ANZAC Prize to travel to Villers-Bretonneux in April.

Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace announced the prize winners who will participate in historic centenary commemorations in France this year. 2018 marks 100 years since the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux on the night of 24 April 1918 in which Australian soldiers played a signficant role. 

Isabelle will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the historic centenary commemorative dawn service at the Australian War Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.

Ms Grace said these eight remarkable students, presented outstanding multimedia entries illustrating the Anzac spirit to be selected for this year’s Premier’s Anzac Prize.

“They also will be among the first visitors to the new Sir John Monash Centre Australian National Memorial, which has been established at Villers-Bretonneux as a lasting legacy of the Centenary of Anzac," said Ms Grace.

To read more on this outstanding achievement, go to: http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2018/1/15/2018-premiers-anzac-prize-tour-winners-announced