EACH week the Hills News highlights our student leaders.
This week we meet the captains of Pacific Hills Christian School at Dural which has the motto ‘‘Wisdom and knowledge in Christ’’.
1. What is unique about your school?
Amanda Smith: The Christian community and how close it is.
Thomas Sharpe: The way in which people interact with each other.
Trevor Ngai: The culture of how the students interact from kindergarten to year 12.
Kate Langbein: There is a balance between a focus on academic and fostering a Christian culture in the youth of today.
2. What do you want to do when you leave school?
Amanda Smith: I'd like to be a midwife.
Thomas Sharpe: I want to go to uni to study law.
Trevor Ngai: Eventually I want to join the federal police.
Kate Langbein: I want to study and become a visual arts teacher.
3. Why do you think being a school leader is important?
Amanda Smith: It's good to set an example for younger students.
Thomas Sharpe: It's important to contribute to the running of the school.
Trevor Ngai: The most important this is being able to set an example for younger kids because they will step up into our role. We also act as a mediator between teachers and students.
Kate Langbein: Being a role model for younger kids and being able to have a positive impact on them.
4. If you were the principal what would you like to introduce?
Amanda Smith: I'd introduce even more missions - expand to different countries.
Thomas Sharpe: I'd do something to foster close relationships between the grades.
Trevor Ngai: Showers and a gym for the sports faculty.
Kate Langbein: I'd put in a swimming pool. The school really needs a pool.