How do you measure pride – in a person, a school or a nation? Possibly by using words like dignity, character, conduct and respect. Well it’s pride within the students at Birdwood High School that swelled at their annual Anzac assembly. For them, Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance and wonder at the sacrifices that people made, some of those people were only teenagers themselves.
On Friday the 23rd of April, Birdwood High School’s annual Anzac assembly kicked off with school principal, Steve Hicks, introducing an impressive entourage; the Hon. Mark Goldsworthy MP; Mr. Jock Statton OAM, President of NT/SA RSL; Viviene Rusk; Kingsley Paul, president of the Lobethal RSL; Channel 9 News and various other media representatives; students and staff from both Birdwood Primary School and Birdwood High School. Continue reading