Isis High School inducts leadership team

Mayor Jack Dempsey with Isis High School captains Zakkitta Volker, Anderson Bee, Tianni Hooper and John Houton.

Isis District State High School today carried out a ceremony currently being mirrored in schools across the Bundaberg Region with the investiture of school leaders.

Mayor Jack Dempsey praised Isis High as a school with history and one which has produced community leaders, prominent sportspeople and academics.

Music captains Shae Cochrane, String Orchestra (left) and Jessie-May Volz, Concert Band with teacher Kerryn Haaksma.

The Mayor said Isis High and the Childers community had a spirit to be envied.

“You look after each other, you care for each other.”

The Mayor handed out badges to the school captains Anderson Bee, Tianni Hooper, John Houton and Zakkitta Volker.

The extensive investiture ceremony, Isis High’s 59th, also saw recognition of student council representatives, senior leaders, music captains and house leaders.

The school’s string quartet under the baton of music teacher Kerryn Haaksma provided a beautiful musical interlude with the inspirational “Fiddlin’ to Freedom”.

The Mayor chats with Isis High principal Chris Gill and Childers State School principal Robyn Philpott.

Rousing applause greeted the presentation of the 42 senior students entering their final year at Isis High.

Principal Chris Gill urged every student to make 2019 a memorable year.

A special thanks was extended to retiring School P&C president Mrs Shelley Taplin who has relocated from the Childers area.