The Border Watch : January 1st 2014
6 NEWS PETER WARE Mount Gambier ELLA DOODY Mount Gambier ELIZABETH FRENCHAM Mount Gambier VISIT US ONLINE borderwatch.com.au What has been your highlight of 2013 and what are you looking forward to in the new year? MICHAELA PACE Mount Gambier PATRICK GRIFFIN Mount Gambier My main highlight from 2013 has been the completion and graduation from Year 12 and high school and I look forward to a nice and relaxing new year now that I have fi nished my schooling. JACK MICHELSON Mount Gambier The highlight of 2013 for me was winning my fi rst dance trophy and I look forward to more dancing in the new year at Hype Dance Studio. I have enjoyed playing t-ball this year at school. In the new year I am looking forward to moving to my new school and meeting friends. I have two highlights from 2013. Celebrating the 25 years of MJ Dance Studio, as well as receiving my learner’s licence. In the new year I look forward to dancing on the Gold Coast with MJ Dance in January. SEBASTIAN DOODY Mount Gambier KAITLYN OPIE Mount Gambier SARAH HAYMAN Mount Gambier My highlight for this year was playing competitive table tennis in Mount Gambier as it is a sport I only ever played at home for fun. In the new year I look forward to starting school and meeting new friends. ADRIANNE WATSON Mount Gambier Our school camp in the Grampians was the best moment of 2013 for me and in the new year I want to start competing in the go-karts. NATASHA GREIG Mount Gambier I loved 2013 and the best moment was when I found a starfi sh at Lorne in Victoria. I am looking forward to the AFL in 2014 and hope Collingwood can win the premiership again. GEORGIA PULLEINELAUCIRICA, Mount Gambier I have enjoyed spending time with family throughout the year and I look forward to my birthday in February. My highlight of this year has been receiving my fi rst job at Chemist King and in the new year I am looking forward to doing my best and achieving great results academically. CRISTINA D’AGOSTINO Mount Gambier JOHN MICHELSON Mount Gambier I have just had a job interview for my dream career so that is my highlight for this year and in 2014 I look forward to moving into my new career in childcare in Mount Gambier. HENRY GRIFFIN Mount Gambier My highlight for this year has been helping my partner prepare for our road trip around Australia in the coming year and I am looking forward to travelling around Australia for two full years. MATTHEW MICHELSON Mount Gambier Graduating from Year 12 was my main highlight of this year and I have just received a new job. In 2014 I look forward to having a relaxing break with my friends now that I have fi nished school. JULIA MCKERSIE Adelaide As a performer, my highlight of 2013 was acting as Cyd Charisse in the musical Singin’ in the Rain over in Melbourne. I am looking forward to participating in Strictly Ballroom in the New Year. CHRISTINE MCKERSIE Adelaide Throughout 2013 I have achieved what I wanted to in my motor sport, especially during the Pines Enduro. I am looking forward to a happy and healthy 2014 with many more successes. GITANA JOYCE Mount Gambier My highlight for 2013 was when my team won the soccer semi-fi nal. It was a great moment and in the new year I am excited to move away from Mount Gambier and start at my new school in Adelaide. RITCHIE STEED Mount Gambier In 2013 I have enjoyed spending time with both my friends and family throughout the year and in 2014 I am looking forward to joining my brother in the go-karts. This year has been great, but my highlight was spending Christmas with friends and family back in Mount Gambier. In 2014 I plan to travel overseas to Singapore for a friend’s wedding. 6 - The Border Watch, Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Work has gone really well this year and I have gained a lot of training for senior positions. I cannot wait to get back with friends and family in Toowoomba and would like to travel overseas in the new year. Throughout this year I have loved reading books and it was a privilege to meet children’s author Justin D’Ath. I am looking forward to starting Year 6 at school and I cannot wait to read many more books. My highlight was winning the spirit of martial arts award at my academy in Mount Gambier and in the new year I look forward to fi nishing Certifi cate IV in my TAFE course and achieving an accounting and fi nance diploma.
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