Sandy Strait State School teacher aide Adrienne Skill and painter Andrew Farr with Year 7 student leaders Taylor Hall and Luke Strochnetter, and in back Chilled Heat's Rosina Te Awe Awe, P&C; president Kim Parnell, Wild Lotus's Joep Dekker, principal Sharon McMorrow, Arrow Biz Solutions' Steve Baker and CLM Chartered Accountants' Richard McGrath.
Sandy Strait State School teacher aide Adrienne Skill and painter Andrew Farr with Year 7 student leaders Taylor Hall and Luke Strochnetter, and in back Chilled Heat's Rosina Te Awe Awe, P&C; president Kim Parnell, Wild Lotus's Joep Dekker, principal Sharon McMorrow, Arrow Biz Solutions' Steve Baker and CLM Chartered Accountants' Richard McGrath. Alistair Brightman

Colourful mural to inspire schoolkids to leap into learning

A GROUP of Fraser Coast business owners have come together to help paint an educational mural at the Sandy Strait State School.

The mural has been given the name Leap into Learning, and Wild Lotus owner Joep Dekker said it would brighten the day of the school's students.

"T and A Skill Painters are heavily involved with the school already and all the businesses that supported the project are part of Business Network International," Mr Dekker said.

"Basically, as part of the group, we all come together once a week and discuss what we can do for the region and what the region can do for us.

"As a group, we also sponsor breakfast at the school once a week, based on the idea that every kid should be able to have a nutritional breakfast."

Local Andrew Farr painted the mural.

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