Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School student Kaitlyn Rozic has won The Rotary Club of The Hills-Kellyville’s Writing Competition.
Kaitlyn beat 27 pupils from Crestwood, Ironbark Ridge, Jasper Road, Kellyville, Matthew Pearce and Sherwood Ridge public schools, Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, Rouse Hill Anglican College and William Clarke College at Kellyville.
The topic for this year was ‘My unusual but wonderful friend’, a subject that inspired many different themes and diverse writing styles.
Judging was conducted by Gordon & Robyn Scoble and Ray Campbell.
More than 100 people attended the presentation night including principals and teachers and Hills mayor Michelle Byrne; Baulkham Hills MP David Elliott, Castle Hill MP Dominic Perrottet and Hawkesbury MP Ray Williams.
Assistant District Governor Joan van den Berg represented Rotary District 9685.
Second prize to Grace Zhu from Ironbark Ridge Public School and third prize went to Maha Habib of Crestwood Public School.
Highly commended certificates were awarded to Aeddon Plsek of William Clarke College and Aidan Rogers from Our Lady of The Rosary Primary School.
Patrons of the competition, Graeme and Edna Rohan, presented the Perpetual Trophy and $500 to the winning school, Our Lady of The Rosary Primary School at Kellyville.
Ironbark Ridge Public School came second and received a certificate and $200 and Crestwood Public School came third and received a certificate and $110.