Luke Ferguson wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Luke Ferguson wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards

Luke Ferguson jointly won the Excellence in Support Work award at the 2019 Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards!

This award recognises an individual support worker who has shown outstanding dedication to empowering people with disability to increase their independence, enhance belonging in community and achieve goals.

Luke Ferguson is the Youth Support Worker at The Woden School, a specialist setting catering for young people in years 7-12 with disability. Luke established and runs ‘Party Down Productions’, a school wide music program that engages all students in all aspects of event planning including teaching them to use photoshop to make posters, setting playlists according to disco theme and/or target audience, technical set-up, pack-down and ‘rockin’ the mic’ as DJ’s.

Luke supports the Student Representative Council and works collaboratively with them and other school staff to plan, develop and facilitate whole-school fundraisers and events such as the White Ribbon Cup, R U OK? Day,

Harmony Day, Reconciliation & National Sorry Day, NAIDOC Day, Pyjama Day, and the annual music festival ‘WodenStock'

The judging panel were impressed by the huge impact Luke has on all students at The Woden School, making system changes that benefit the whole school.