Shire Councillors Inspired by Student Councillors

Council had the pleasure of meeting the Narembeen District High School 2018 Student Councillors prior to its July Council Meeting.

Shire President, Cr Rhonda Cole said “it is really important that we keep the channels of communication open with our youth and listen to their ideas and opinions”.

First ever, School Captain, Chris Shaw briefed Council on how the Student Council operates, how meetings are run and the process for election. Chris explained that through his role as School Captain he looks forward to helping the school to grow and continue to be successful.

A question and answer session followed with the students being briefed by Council on some of the more exciting projects that they have been involved with during their time on Council.

New Student Councillor and new to Narembeen student Nash Cheetham said “he wanted to be on Student Council as he had ideas and opinions that he wanted to put forward, it’s good to have an influence on what happens at school”.

“It was a pleasure to meet you all, you all spoke with confidence, you are credit to your families and school and you make Narembeen’s future look brighter, said Cr Rhonda Cole.

School Captain Chris Shaw thanked Council for the opportunity to meet and said that the Student Council looks forward to meeting with the Shire Councillors each year.