Speech highlights Roncalli head boy’s battle with depression

“I had a very challenging year and wasn’t always as happy as I may have seemed.”

It was not a typical start to an end-of-year prizegiving speech, but that’s exactly what Timaru’s Roncalli College head boy Josh Batchelor wanted.

The popular 18-year-old stood in front of hundreds of people on Thursday night to announce that he had spent his final year of school battling depression. Continue reading

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