Year 11 student Chelsea Petterson has been awarded a place in a study tour of Vietnam to be conducted in September of this year.
Chelsea entered a competition, organised by the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia-Victorian Branch with the support of the Victorian Government.
The competition is one of a number of activities being held this yeat to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.
Chelsea had to submit an essay on “The Controversial Vietnam War”. Chelsea’s entry was judged to be one of the ten best, therefore awarding her a place on the study tour.