Each year prior to ANZAC Day the Maclean RSL Sub Branch sponsors the Harry Lange Memorial Essay Competition for local schools.
This year the competition attracted 107 entries. The subject was “Why is ANZAC Day important”. The standard of entries was excellent and every school in the Maclean area participated. The following students were deemed the best of the best.
Junior: Hayden Whyte – Gulmarrad PS (1st); Sara Wallace – Gulmarrad PS (2nd); Emma Senz – St Joseph’s Primary (3rd).
Middle: Ryan Anderson – Maclean HS (1st); Lily Rudegger – Maclean HS (2nd); Jack Macleod – Maclean HS (3rd).
Senior: Sophie Strange – Maclean HS (1st); Kori Eaton – Maclean HS (2nd); Sean McFarlane – Maclean HS (3rd).