Class of 2021 graduates after challenging year

Year 12 Students 2021 Cooper Stanley, Olivia Little, Harrison Dowden, Claire Davidson, Holly Peters, Carter Atkin and Alice Flynn. (Absent: Leavi Dalton, Jordan Evans and Cordelia Lloyd)
07th Dec 2021

On Friday 3rd December, Guyra Central School welcomed parents of Year 12 students into the school to celebrate the final official assembly for their schooling.
Year Advisor Mrs Linley Ryan described this year’s graduating class as a special cohort of students.
“Why special: Firstly - This class will stand in history forever of being the class that served the longest tenure of their HSC school year. I believe never to be surpassed.
“Secondly – Adversity. There has been plenty of hurdles over the past two years of their schooling. COVID during both years of their senior studies, and then there was drought and bushfires.
“BUT can I just say, adversity does not determine who you are. It is how you react to adversity that determines you and how your life’s story will develop.
“You have all demonstrated such resilience and strength over the past two years. You have not let the hurdles keep you down, but rather you all continued to push forward, to be flexible and find ways to step up the challenges presented. Congratulation Year 12, you have finally made it!
“In life we do things. Some we wish we had never done. Some we wish we could replay a million times in our heads. But they all make us who we are, and in the end, they shape every detail about us.
“If we were to reverse any of them, we wouldn’t be the person we are. So just live, make mistakes, have wonderful memories. But never ever second guess who you are, where you have been and most importantly where it is your going.
“SAY good words. THINK good thoughts. DO good deeds.”