Students want Sunrise
STUDENTS at Emerald Christian College don’t just want an update on Emerald’s weather, they want the Sunrise weatherman Grant Denyer to come in person.
Students have written to Grant asking him to come to the college and to bring his new baby daughter.
Emerald Christian College principal Graeme Johnston said it all began when Grant announced the birth of his daughter, Sailor, which got the high school students talking.
“We, the teachers, decided to ask the children to write cards and we would add an ECC baby jumpsuit with words pre-genius on the front and an ECC logo on the back,” Mr Johnston said.
“They produced a small mountain of cards and letters, the idea of Sunrise visiting ECC really captured their imagination.
“I wrote a covering letter that we would love the people of Australia to see how well we have bounced back after the flood.”
Mr Johnston said while some of the teachers and parents were Sunrise fans, it was the Year 6 students who knew all about the birth of Grant’s daughter, Sailor, and were excited by the prospect of a visit by the weatherman.
“We love kids up here of all ages and if Grant came to do the weather here, we would really enjoy it,” Mr Johnston said.
“All in all it’s been a bit of fun to finish the term off with.”