13 October 2023

GALLERY: Check out the faces at the Cooktown State School Careers Expo

| Sarah Martin
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Dozens of local businesses and organisations came together with universities, schools, training organisations and volunteer groups for the annual Cooktown State School Careers Expo, showcasing a range of career and higher education options for local youth. Hundreds of high school students from Cooktown State School, Holy Spirity College, distance education and Endeavour Christian College attended the event.

Akivah Bowen and Josiah Walker checking out the stalls.

Trojan Roberts, William Lee and Max Davidson checking out the expo.

Selina Skyring and Josey Parmenter had plenty of goodies to take home.

Kiana McCoombes and Sophie Roberts chatting to school nurse Bindi Woodland at the Queensland Health stall.

Fiona Gibson, James Tapau, Jeneen Clark, Nash Snider and Evelyn Cowley were manning the Queensland Health stall.

Cousins Emmett Dukes and Leeton Deeral chatting with Djarragun’s Colleges Taro Morrison

Cook Shire Council’s Debbie Watkinson, Jarrah Nairn and Melissa Mulhall with students Jayke Niland and Dayqwarn Cobus.

Risharn Kulka with Cooktown School of Art Society volunteers Ejypt Reuben and Lois Green.

The Australian Marine Debris Initiative’s Meg Nicholas and AJ Nadin were on hand to talk all things ocean and conservation.

Kathrina Southwell, Sienna Thomason and Starrlia Colley from Cape York Natural Resource Management.

Holy Spirit College’s Robyn Arri, Amon Olbar, Deleashjon Hobson and Daishan Bamboo.

Cooktown Re-enactment Association volunteers Marilyn Morris and Kristen Slykerman.

Country University Centre Cape York manager Jenny James caught up with Central Queensland University Indigenous student engagement officer Toni Bowen.

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