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Mount Alvernia College

Educating young women in the Franciscan tradition

Parents & Friends Support Network (P&FSN)

Mount Alvernia College

The P&FSN’s aim is to encourage, improve, and maintain parent, family, and community involvement with Mount Alvernia College.

Coordinating Committee

Chairperson: Matthew Nolan

Deputy Chairperson: Jackie Blackshaw

Treasurer: Joanne Galvin

Secretary: Lidia Ranalli

Ex-Officio Members: Kerrie Tuite (College Principal);  and
Annette Butterworth (Deputy Principal)

Subcommittee Coordinators:

Alumnae – Marilyn Couch

For further information, please contact P&FSN Secretary – pandf@mta.qld.edu.au

Event Dates 2020

Saturday 22 FebruaryBack to School Parent Welcome Night (La Foresta Rooftop)
Saturday 9 MayMother/Daughter event
Sunday 17 MayCollege Open Day - Cake and Barbeque Staff
Thursday 11 June (tbc)Women's Networking Breakfast
Saturday 1 AugustFather/Daughter Barbeque and Games Night

P&FSN Meetings 2020

The next meeting will be held at in the Delamore Room at 6.30pm on 17 March (AGM and General Meeting), 16 June, 18 August, and 20 October (all Tuesdays).

 

Mount Alvernia Women’s Network

The Mount Alvernia Women’s Network (MAWN) has been created to provide a forum for past students to share their experiences and knowledge with current students and fellow Alumnae, and to forge enduring connections to the College and with other community members.

We envisage that the Network will grow and develop over time, assisting to strengthen the bonds between past and present students and families.

The inaugural MAWN event – the Networking Breakfast – took place on Thursday 13 June at the College.  We thank Maria Rampa, Mt A Class of 1981, for being our feature guest and for providing  insights on her very successful career.

 

 

 

Overseas Study Scholarship

The Overseas Study Scholarship (OSS) is open to all graduates of Mount Alvernia College, Kedron.  The OSS is available to past students wishing to study overseas as undergraduates or post-graduates for periods of six or twelve months.  Current Year 12 students who have organised overseas study for the following year may also apply.

Funding for the OSS is provided by the Mount Alvernia Parents and Friends Support Network (P&FSN).  Preference will be given to students studying at an overseas tertiary institution/university for one or more semesters. Applicants undertaking other overseas study (eg apprentice chef) are also welcome to apply.

All applicants must complete the Application Form below and forward it to the College by the due date.  No late submission will be accepted.

The level of funding for each successful candidate is at the discretion of the panel, consisting of the College Principal and a representative of the P&FSN.  There will be no negotiation with applicants as to the quantum of the scholarship.

Frank Blanchard Scholarship

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P&FSN Guidelines

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Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project - Executive Summary

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Useful Links

Catholic School Parents Queensland

Federal Member for Lilley – Ms Anika Wells

State Member for Stafford – Dr Anthony Lynham

Local Councillor for Marchant – Cr Fiona Hammond