Staff Profile: Deanelle Purdie

April 3, 2018

Name: Deanelle Purdie (DeeDee)

Age: 24

Role: Program Coordinator

What school are you based at? Halls Creek District High School


Give us a snapshot of what your day to day job consists of: Supporting our young girls with behaviour issues and attendance.


What do you love most about your job? Getting to know the young girls.


How has working with Shooting Stars benefited you? Helped me have a better understanding of what I want to do in the future – Youth/Social Worker.


What attracted you to the role? Working with young girls and in a school environment.


Why is Shooting Stars important to the community? Benefits our young girls to make a life for themselves. Supports our families.


How do you envisage the program evolving in the future? Hopefully one day, when our girls graduate, they will be advocates for the program and our future students. We want to see our girls succeed and make a name for themselves and their family and community.