At Kyogle High School in front of Anzac banners are: back row: Dylan Rushby, Douglas Grove, Mark Hills (Kyogle RSL president), Jack McDonough, David Hanley. Third row: Jessica McPherson (art teacher), Mia McDonough (teacher), Gae Masters (principal, Danielle Mulholland (mayor), Second row: Students Daniel Williams, Matthew Cornell, Kirra Harrison, Rosie Dodge.Front row: studnets: Zoe Paull, Emily Davis, Ellora McKenzie and Ellie Moss.
At Kyogle High School in front of Anzac banners are: back row: Dylan Rushby, Douglas Grove, Mark Hills (Kyogle RSL president), Jack McDonough, David Hanley. Third row: Jessica McPherson (art teacher), Mia McDonough (teacher), Gae Masters (principal, Danielle Mulholland (mayor), Second row: Students Daniel Williams, Matthew Cornell, Kirra Harrison, Rosie Dodge.Front row: studnets: Zoe Paull, Emily Davis, Ellora McKenzie and Ellie Moss. Susanna Freymark

Kyogle students make new banners for Anzacs

KYOGLE RSL president Mark Hills was "blown away" by the beauty of the gigantic banners made by Kyogle High School students for Anzac Day.

"It's the first time I've seen them," Mr Hills said.

Having served in Vietnam in 1965-66, Mr Hills attended the assembly at which they were revealed with fellow RSL members Doug Grove, Dylan Rushby and Jack McDonough.

The banners will adorn the streets of Kyogle on Anzac Day and for the first time the school captains will be part of the dawn service.

Teacher Mia McDonough said the banners took five weeks to make.

"I thought about my Dad (Jack McDonough) and about what we could do," Ms McDonough said.

Two exchange students form Finalnd helped paint the banners, principal Gae Masters said.

"The students have embraced the whole thing," Ms Masters said.



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