Avenel preschool educator earns national title, and $9000 in grants

NATIONAL STAR: Avenel Preschool’s Emma Larsen (centre) was awarded the Rising Star national title at the early education awards in Sydney last Friday.

AVENEL preschool’s Emma Larsen was awarded the national title of Education Experience Rising Star at the Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards in Sydney last Friday.

Emma attended a gala event at the Shangri-La Hotel in The Rocks district where she received her award in front of 250 people.

There were over 1000 nominees from which 100 finalists from across the country were selected.

Emma was chosen as a state winner from the pool of finalists and was announced as the national winner by the chief executive officer of Education Experience at the gala.

Emma said that she was over the moon at the result.

“It’s so overwhelming,” she said.

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