Friday, October 26, 2012


Students in Years 9 and 10 at BTC and ASSG were given the opportunity to find out more about a variety of career paths when they attended the Connections presentation held at BTC.After  a welcome from Mr Fairbairn, guest speaker Mr Gary Dolye challenged the students to open their minds to the variety of career paths their future could hold. Mr Doyle, who started as a mechanic at Charmichael Ford and is now the Principal at John Flynn College, showed the number of career paths he has taken and  highlighted the need to enjoy your work and never stop learning or growing. After his entertaining and motivational speech the students broke up into groups to move around classrooms while hearing about experiences and job descriptions from a wide range of professionals. For BTC students it was exciting to have past students Braden Honnery (chef) and Ellie Rea (dental industry) to talk about their careers.
Thanks to Carmen Ryan and Ms Aitchison for organising the succesful event. Thanks need to also go to all the participating businesses:
Griffiths Pharmacy
Total Lifestyle Chiropractics
Aust. Defence Force.
RITE Ch Towers
Charters Flowers
Slaney and Co
Mr Chapman- Finacial Planning
CT Fire Brigade
Australian Agricultural College- Burdekin Campus
CT Dept of Primary Industries
Toothcare We Care
Stacey &Stacey CT
Tammy Betts- Qld Health
Northern Miner
Braden Honnery  - chef
CT McDonalds



Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Colours Assembly

Students from  Secondary  School celebrated their achievements at the recent Colours Assembly.   Principal,  Mr Fairbairn,  congratulated the recipients as they were presented with their awards.

Students completing VET certificates included:

Michael Brown- Completion of SBT in Auto Mechanics

Zoe Curtis- Completion of ESP program with University of Qld.

Samantha Hintz- Completion of Certificate lll Children  Services

Courtney Sheales- Completion of Certificate lll Fitness

Steven Pittman was recognised for his participation in the State Honours Ensemble Program 2012.

Mrs Barbara Robinson, from the Charters Towers Regional Council presented Sally Carrington with the BHP Bilton Sports Development Bursary.

Jessee Santo was congratulated for selection in the NQ Touch Team and representation at the State Touch Championships as well as her recent selection in the Qld Primary School Athletics Team. She will compete in Adelaide in both the 100m sprints and the relays.
Students were then presented with Colours and Half Colour Awards for Sport and Public Speaking