Lewis Orr(Year 10, Ferguson) has taken out first prize in the Middle School category and also won the Overall Winner of the entire Roland Leach Poetry Awards competition for his poem "The Woodman's Son". This is an extraordinary double win. "The Woodman's Son" can be found in this term's edition of The Raven.
Lewis Weeda(Year 12, Shearer) has been asked to have his poem "Necrose" published in this year's edition of Primo Lux, a Western Australian Schools' poetry collection. He will be asked to read his poem aloud later this month at the launch of the collection in Fremantle. Lewis' poem can be found in the winter edition of The Raven.
Congratulations to Benjamin Marshall (Year 10, Ross) who, along with Thomas Gooch (Year 12 leaver, Keys), was also a winner of the West Australian Gen Z Writing Competition. Both boys spent a day at The West as editors preparing the Monday 24 October edition of the West Australian Newspaper. Their own writing was also published in the paper on this day. Congratulations on this fine achievement.
Dr Jeanette Weeda