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Murrumbidgee student Medicine Sarkis elected to the Department of Student Voices in Education under the School Council | District News


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A 7th grade student at Murambiji Regional High School (MRHS) Medicine Sarkis has been elected to the Board of the Department of Student Voices in School Education (DOVES), which represents around 800,000 public school pupils across New Wales. Introduced in 2021 by the Department of Education as a result of a pandemic for a formal structure to access students ’views, Madison is one of only 30 public school students of all ages and backgrounds to have been selected to participate. Earlier this month, Madison attended her inaugural meeting at the NSW Legislature in Sydney, and the next face-to-face meeting took place at Education Week. “My mom read about the PIGEONS Council online and thought I should try it, so I wrote a 90-second clip that talked about who I am and mentioned how regional students can be at a disadvantage compared to children. in the city, and how I wanted to change that, ”Madisin told The Area News. “I want to make a difference and help my community.” The 7th grader said it was a “very classy experience” and she was thrilled to represent the same students across the state. “Now we are looking for mental health support, we want to try to lower the age limit for visiting a counselor without parental permission from 14 to 11,” Madisin said. READ MORE “Some students don’t want to talk to their parents or others about help, younger people don’t have that opportunity to go, so we want to change that.” Melissa’s mom said Madison would be a “great ambassador” for students from New Wales. “She has always been very caring and attentive to others, so the fact that she can now be such a voice for other students is wonderful,” Mrs. Sarkis said. MRHS said congratulations. “It is a great honor and we are very pleased that you represent our school at such a high level,” MRHS said. Our journalists make every effort to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:


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