Campaign hits jackpot

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EXCITING TIMES AHEAD: (From left) Acting principal Janessa Burkhardt, school captain Nelle Cousins, Sally Brennan (Labor candidate for Eildon), school captain Elyssa Hardiman, Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria), vice-captain James Gardiner, Melanie Green (president of school council) and vice-captain Monica Jagger are excited to see stage two of the developments unfold at Mansfield Secondary College, after Jaclyn Symes announced $4.85 million to the school. PHOTO: Jarrah Loh

FOLLOWING a lengthy campaign by the Mansfield Secondary College, the Mansfield Courier and local government to pressure the State Government into a second stage commitment to school redevelopment, Upper House member Jaclyn Symes (MLC, Northern Victoria) visited MSC on Monday to present an amazing $4.85 million in funding.

The college has recently commenced capital works from the previous $3m funding announced in 2016.

This funding is being used to build a modern science and maths facility and is scheduled for completion later this year.

“I am delighted by the recent announcement,” said acting principal Janessa Burkhardt.

“The additional $4.85m will allow us to realise our master plan, a great outcome for our school and community.

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