After a welcome from Principal Mr Nigel Fairbairn , Selai Mautaia and Jack McQueen gave a reflection and prayer. Amy Neville sang with her mum , Janine, accompanying her on the piano. Amy then backed up when she joined fellow College Captain, Lachlan Wearing who gave their speeches. Chairman of the Board and past Thornburgh captain, Mr Chris Hesp, addressed the gathering and the Senior cohort. College Vice Captains, Madalyn Weicks and Damien Bige addressed their Year 12 cohort with memories and funny stories for each of the graduating students.
After the College Song, The Bilbies Class, P&F 's Mrs Shiralee Critchley and Mr Max Batt on behalf of the Blackthorn Past Students Association, presented the graduating class with certificates and gifts.
The Year 12 then did their final Blackthorn War Cry as students and ten filed through the guard of honour of staff and students to step outside the gate.
Congratulations to the 2016 Blackheath and Thornburgh College Seniors. We wish you all success and happiness in your future endeavours. The Graduating Class was:-
Damien Bige Chloe Bond
Frederick Bulsey Jemma-Rae Callope
Amber Connolly Lachlan Corrigan
Sarah Epong Connor Essex
Alexander Ford Shaleece Johnstone
Brodie Land Selai Mautaia
Jack McQueen Amy Neville
Matthew Puddicombe Henrietta Sagon
Douglas Sealy Lachlan Sollitt
Jordain Speechley Julia Sturmfels
Kaitlyn Treacy Belinda Uprichard
Lauren Wallace Ashlee Walsh
Lachlan Wearing Madayln Weicks
Toniesha Williams Travis Wilson
|2017....Senior here we come|