Senator heads Campion’s Women’s Lunch

9 Aug, 2019

Campion College opened its doors to welcome 80 women for the Campion Women’s lunch.  The aim of the lunch was to celebrate the achievements of Campion College, and acknowledge those women who are excelling in their careers, family life and education. On arrival the women were welcomed by the president of the College Dr Paul Morrissey and Director of Development Yvette Nehme.

The afternoon was a fantastic opportunity to network and meet women from all walks of life whilst sharing culinary delights. Students Emelina Phillips, Bethany Marsh and graduate Marie Yeo entertained guests by performing “Somewhere” (from the West Side Story Choral Suite).

Emelina also shared her testimony: “Campion has especially supported me in my passion for singing. I have been blessed to receive a Performing Arts Scholarship each year since starting my degree. There have been many opportunities given to me to perform and grow: through talent nights, formal hall dinners, and fundraising events for the college. The encouragement and support I have received here from staff and students have assisted me in making the decision to pursue my dream of singing next year. I will be applying to study music theatre at the Australian Institute of Music in Sydney.”

The Honourable Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells was the guest speaker for the lunch. She shared her story on how growing up in a migrant family in Wollongong led her to pursue a career in politics.

The afternoon concluded with a raffle, containing over a dozen prizes. Our sincerest thanks to all those who contributed to the prizes (sponsors below) and to all our guests for their support, ensuring that we can continue to provide a foundational education The Liberal Arts that integrates the insights of faith and reason.