Service Hours week ending 23 Oct 2020
Congratulations to our SPL juniors who have collectively achieved the fantastic milestone of reaching 1000 hours of service in the community. Fantastic achievement guys you and your parents should be very proud!
Special mention to our star parents
Mary-Anne Pasina (Mother of year 8 Dominic) for helping organise service hours for several students at the St Joseph's breakfast program
Cor Gazo (Mother of year 8 Miguel) for helping boys acquire hours by holding a bake sale to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Pina Cocker (Mother of year 8 Jones and year 7 Xavier) for driving her boys around while they delivered Bakers Delight bread to families in need.
And a big well done to the following students who completed the remaining 20 of their required service hours in the community:
Raph Mathias, who throughout the weeks did an hour per weeknight delivered bread for Bakers Delight to families in need.
George Jones, Tevita Finekefolau, Montell Laumea, Filo & Villiami Aholelei, who completed their hours by doing garden work for their local primary school
Aaron and Michael Te'o, who did painting and miscellaneous work for their local church.
Ngatu Lui, who completed over the year an array of jobs including yard work for neighbours, assisting during First XV games and partaking in Cor Gazo's breast cancer bake sale.
Dominic Pasina, who completed miscellaneous work for his neighbours.
Hezza & Jezza Al-Nuami who have also completed their 20 hours assisting with rubbish collection.
Matthew Blanch completed his hours doing work for the Salvation Army.
Congratulations to Ethan Ropati-Delaney who completed his service hours during the school holidays by putting together PPE packs for frontline staff responsible for keeping our borders and managed isolation/quarantine facilities safe.
Ethan worked a total of 27hrs at Avsec (Aviation Security Service) during the holidays and put together 1000 PPE packs and received a commendation letter from Avsec, see photos. Congratulations Ethan. You have done yourself and St Paul's proud - not to mention your family.
Also well done to Kaylis Ettles-Langton (year 12) and Aleki Ettles-Langton(year 8) who volunteered at the Vinnie's Foodbank packaging and delivering food parcels during the school holidays just gone.
They have completed their 20 hours service, but Kaylis will be carrying on volunteering with service at the Foodbank when called on as part of his service to his school and as a Vinnie's leader.
St Paul's College is proud of your extra commitment beyond your expected service hours.
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This article was originally posted on: October, 23rd 2020