St Michael’s was honoured to welcome back to the School former student Marbee Williams (OM 2013) and Carolyn Briggs, a senior Boonwurrung elder, to facilitate the Welcome to Country ceremony and plaque unveiling on Friday 21 July. This special event was held to acknowledge and honour the Boonwurrung people, the traditional custodians of the land from Werribee River to Wilsons Promontory. It also coincided with NAIDOC Week.
A recent graduate from The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Marissa Economo (OM 2011) is kicking goals in the music theatre biz. Her latest feat in Elegies: A Song Cycle is showcasing at the Butterfly Club in Melbourne later this month.
St Michael’s Grammar School has been presented with the Award for 2017 Victorian Top Fundraiser at the Leukaemia Foundation’s Thank You event, after raising more than $14,000 for the World’s Greatest Shave during this year’s Merry Month of May.
Baseball enthusiasts Matthew Atkins (7B) and Felix Brunner (7H) had a brilliant run last week at the Bendigo Bank Australian Little League Championship in Lismore, NSW, until it was cut short due to bad weather conditions.
A one-man play written and performed by Maverick Newman (OM 2015) will be showcased at the 2017 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival in July, after multiple sell-out shows at Perth’s Fringe Festival earlier this year.