More than just a name

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City of Canada Bay Mayor Angelo Tsirekas today presented certificates to year five and six students from Five Dock Public School who participated in the ‘More than just a name’ project.

The six-week project involved 90 students, researching 27 soldiers who worked at the Australian Gas Light Company, Mortlake. The students used iMovie on the City of Canada Bay Libraries’ portable multimedia studio to create a two-minute video commemorating the lives of the soldiers.

‘It is important that our future generations remember the sacrifice these soldiers took for our country and educating our youth is one way to ensure their memory lives on,’ Mayor Angelo Tsirekas said.

Students from Concord Public School and Concord High School are also participating in the project.

The ‘More than just a name’ student videos can be seen on youtube.

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Posted on October 16, 2014, in Canada Bay, Five Dock, More than just a name and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. The ‘More than just a name’ project has received some great comments:

    Julia said, ‘I have just had a good look at the youtube videos and wanted to say what an inspirational project this has been. CPR has followed the journey and watching these videos today really showed how passionate everyone has been about this project – makes you very proud! Awesome work by everyone – and the videos are fantastic.’

    Bev said, ‘Wow. Have just looked at some of the More Than Just a Name videos. They are really impressive!’

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