Student Leaders: St Pauls Greystanes

St Pauls Catholic College, Greystanes.

Motto: Many gifts, one community.

1. What is unique about your school?

Jesse Evans, head prefect: Our school presents a unique atmosphere created among the students and staff coherently. The spirit among the school community is uplifting and provides a sense of family among staff and students alike.

Lachlan Hallab, college captain:  The most unique thing about St Paul's is the diverse nature of the community; from academics to sports to community work, the school nurtures a myriad of gifts as exemplified by the school motto.

George Tannous, VC:  The very environment that the students are subjected to is unique and diverse, facilitating for all types of students and allowing them to grow and develop. The very motto of our school illuminates the diverse yet cohesive environment.

2. What do you want to do when you leave school?

Jesse Evans, head prefect: I want to study aviation management / flying and eventually becoming a pilot.

Lachlan Hallab, college captain: I want to go to university to do Bachelor of Commerce and/or a Bachelor or Law and continue to work as a tennis coach part time.

George Tannous, VC: I would like to attend university and study civil and / or environmental engineering

3. Why do you think being a school leader is important?

Jesse Evans, head prefect: Being a school leader is important as it allows you to be a role model for your peers. It gives your fellow students someone to feel comfortable with but also someone to turn to when in need of help.

Lachlan Hallab, college captain: Being a school leader if very important as in all areas of life, people need guidance and support in order to be the best they can be. Also, as a leader I feel

I inspire others within the school to get involved and give back to the community.

George Tannous, VC: I think being a school leader is important because we have the ability to inspire others to do better, weather it be in academics or sports. being more involved within the schooling environment.

4. If you were the principal what would you introduce?

Jesse Evans, head prefect:

- Acitivites involving other school such as sporting, academic or even just recreational.

- More guest speakers to speak to the school

- More opportunities to get involved in the local communities.

Lachlan Hallab, college captain:

- on a Thursday, we currently have 3 periods of class then 3 periods of sport. Instead of 3 periods of class I would introduce activities where the students could give back to the community (supervised by teachers) but cleaning up the environment, social justice initiatives such as the red shield appeal and so forth.

George Tannous, VC:

- community involvement awards that recognized individuals that are not normally recognized by other major awards.

- sign in toilet sheets

- spring loaded toilet seats that only remain down when a force is applied on top of it. This prevents toilet seats being urinated on which is a large problem within schools. 

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