This Day in History: 1938-04-13

The Cockram Shield, awarded to the winner of the rural schools section at the Perth Royal Show, was presented to the Toodyay State School by Vernon Hamersley MLC. The School had won the Shield outright after winning this section for the fourth year the previous year. More than 60 parents and citizens of the Toodyay district witnessed the ceremony, along with Chairman of the School Board, H.C. Wood, Head Teacher, Mr C.S. Crabbe, Inspector Box and Mr A. Rogers the advisory teacher for rural schools.

Sources:
Toodyay herald, 22 April 1938, p.6.
West Australian, 20 April 1938, p.13; 21 April 1938, p.5.