Swan Valley student art and technology talent on show

Year 12 student Connor Boyd plays a set on the guitar he made as part of his Year 12 studies.
Year 12 student Connor Boyd plays a set on the guitar he made as part of his Year 12 studies.

SWAN Valley Anglican Community School held its annual visual art and technology and enterprise exhibition from September 9 to 11.

Head of department Heather Gooden said music was provided by the jazz ensemble of Penelope Gannaway (Year 10) and Year 12 students Hayden Webster, Elliot Stone and Kaitlin Keegan.

Year 12 student Connor Boyd also played a set on the guitar he had made as part of his Year 12 studies.

Principal’s Choice awards were presented to Xander Goh (Year 2) and Ator Ayiik (Year 9).

The Year 12 Materials Design and Technology Textiles “Visual Impact” award went to Tayla Ross for her Cinderella-inspired ball gown and the Year 12 Materials Design and Technology Wood “Creative Vision” award went to Connor Boyd for his electric guitar.

Year 2 student Erin Otley was awarded the Early Childhood Awesome Artist Award and Emma Stevens (Year 5) the Junior School Excellence in Art Award.

Sian Thompson (Year 7) won the Senior School Visual Art Encouragement Award and Edward Barrett (Year 9) the Senior School Visual Art Dedication Award.

Guests were served food prepared by Year 10 Food Technology and Year 11 Hospitality students.

The menu included wasabi prawn and avocado tartlets, crostini with spinach dip, topped with tomato and basil, chicken bites with lime aioli and lemon meringue tarts.

Year 10 students Sarah Kappi and Jade Davey assisted with hospitality on the opening night.

Event sponsors included Metropolitan Framing Ellenbrook and Art Scene.