Artwork brings together Bunbury school community

Ailish DelaneyBunbury Herald
Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School students Georgia Henderer, Talicia Griffin, both Year 10, and Daenah Blackley, Year 8, with their MADALAH mentors.
Camera IconBunbury Cathedral Grammar School students Georgia Henderer, Talicia Griffin, both Year 10, and Daenah Blackley, Year 8, with their MADALAH mentors. Credit: Supplied

To celebrate Reconciliation Week, which came to a close on Wednesday, students at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School created a collaborative art project to symbolise togetherness.

Students spray-painted their hands onto a big canvas to represent the school community.

Indigenous students coordinator Lee Taylor said the artwork was a way to involve students from all walks of life in one project.

“The idea for the art piece was to do something everyone is part of which brings everyone together,” Mr Lee said.

Year 8 students Ashley Hammond, Jordan Cotton, Cheyenne Hallet, Megan House, Matilda Richings with the art project.
Camera IconYear 8 students Ashley Hammond, Jordan Cotton, Cheyenne Hallet, Megan House, Matilda Richings with the art project. Credit: Supplied

Mentors from MADALAH, a not-for-profit organisation providing secondary and tertiary education scholarships for Indigenous students, were also invited to participate during their visit.

MADALAH supports a number of Indigenous students at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School, including Year 10 student Joshua David.

Joshua said his scholarship meant a lot to him.

“MADALAH has given me an opportunity to excel in a whole new atmosphere and develop my education and co-curricular areas,” he said.

The project will see future students add to it during Reconciliation Week.

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