Evelyn Scott School celebrate official naming ceremony

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated June 21 2022 - 8:47pm, first published 7:30pm
Evelyn Scott School principal Jackie Vaughan (second from left), and Charmaene, Katherine and Kristine Scott stand in front of a mural by Lynnice Church. Picture: James Croucher

The family of Indigenous activist Evelyn Scott were overwhelmed when they found out a school in Canberra was to bear her name.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au