Congratulations Alice!

Casey Grammar School - Congratulations Alice

Rev. John Leaver, whom our very own Leaver House is named after was instrumental in starting not only our school but FOURTEEN others! It’s an incredible legacy to have, and his determination, care for others and leadership is celebrated in the form of an award given to a Year 11 student at each of the schools that are part of the Ecumenical Schools network. The following year, the now Year 12 students gather together to share a day to celebrate and further empower the award winners. 

Alice in Year 12 was our Casey Grammar representative and presented a wonderful speech on the theme of the day, ‘Leaving it better’ by focusing on climate change. It was special to have her parents with her as part of the celebration. 

We were also privileged to hear from the Big Issue Classroom, including a woman who had experienced homelessness. She shared her very powerful story which was extremely moving for all. A highlight of the day was listening to and meeting Wendy Leaver, Reverend Leaver’s wife who worked alongside him on many projects. 

Students also participated in a number of activities designed to help them think about themselves, their leadership and their contributions, with everyone agreeing it was a fantastic day.