This incredible group of year five students from Saint Gregory’s Primary School (in Queanbeyan NSW) took their efforts to help Aussie hens to new heights recently when they won the 2015 Wakakirri story dance award for Best Raising Awareness Story. Their piece was aimed at encouraging shoppers in their hometown not to buy cage eggs. From hens across Australia a HUGE congratulations to this talented troupe and THANK YOU for helping raise awareness about the importance of always buying cage-free eggs.
The Queanbeyan Age wrote:
AWARD-winning primary school students who took on the animal rights issue of free range versus caged eggs are disappointed by local consumers’ preferences.
The Year Five Gold class at Saint Gregory’s Primary School has won the 2015 Wakakirri story dance award for Best Raising Awareness Story.
“We are hoping we will raise awareness in our town and hopefully change at least one person’s mind about what type of eggs they buy,” teacher Kristy Poole said.
Full article can be read here.