What a different and challenging year it has been. Here is how I addressed our Year 12 cohort for their Graduation turned Academic Award assembly.
“On the 12th of February this year I spoke to each of you at your Jumper Presentation evening about two themes.
Firstly, I asked you what you hoped your jumper would signify for your year as a Senior student at Catholic College Wodonga.
The second theme I addressed was the impact that the three storytellers – print/digital media, social media and advertising – would have on you.
Unfortunately, I did not address one issue which at the time had only surfaced in Australia seventeen days earlier, COVID-19…