Young talent on show

KOOWEERUP Secondary College took home the title of champion for the second year in a row at the City of Casey’s Schools on Stage Spectacular.
More than 200 young performers took to the stage at Hillcrest College in Clyde North where the extravaganza was hosted by popular entertainer Tim Campbell.
City of Casey Mayor Amanda Stapledon said the performances are a great opportunity to showcase the young talent present in the community.
“Kooweerup Secondary College’s performance of Annie impressed the judging panel, taking out the top prize of $2000,” she said.
Cranbourne East Secondary College were also big winners on the night, taking home three awards.
Other schools which received awards included; Hillcrest Christian College, Alkira Secondary College, Casey Grammar and Cranbourne East Secondary College.
Jack Lewis was awarded prize for the best individual performer.
The Schools on Stage event encourages young people to remain engaged at school by supporting participation in extra-curricular activities and Cr Stapledon encouraged all students to get involved.
“We want the very best for young people in Casey and education is one of the most important success factors for their future.”
“Congratulations to all of the students and their teachers who put in hours of rehearsals to create such wonderful performances,” the Mayor added.
Council provides a range of youth services to people between the ages of 10 and 25 years to support their healthy physical, social and emotional development.
For more information available on youth services offered by the City of Casey, go to or phone City of Casey Customer Service on 9705 5200.

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