WINNER... Yorketown Area School student Jessica Timms will travel to Vietnam in October thanks to her essay about her great-great- grandfather’s experiences on the Western Front during World War I.
HISTORY buff, Yorketown Area School student Jessica Timms, will get the chance to visit areas associated with Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War as a winner of the Premier’s Anzac Spirit School Prize.
All year 9 students were asked to research the experiences of a South Australian serviceman or woman on the Western Front or Middle East as part of the school’s World War I learning.
Jessica’s essay about the life of her great-great- grandfather Walter William Atkinson Fox was one of five chosen to represent YAS in the state-wide competition.
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