On 20 October 2013, 32 Year 12 AIEF Scholarship Students, staff from AIEF Partner Schools, several AIEF alumni and AIEF representatives gathered for the AIEF Graduation Lunch in Brisbane.
Eight AIEF Partner Schools were represented on the day: Clayfield College, Ipswich Grammar School, Marist College Ashgrove, St Augustine’s College, St Joseph’s Nudgee College, St Peters Lutheran College, St Saviour’s College, and The Cathedral School.
The lunch was an opportunity to celebrate the students amazing achievement in completing secondary school. It was an opportunity for the students to reflect on how far they have come and for AIEF to reinforce its support and commitment to the students in helping them pursue their education and achieve their goals.
AIEF Student Support Managers Claudia and Jill and AIEF Alumni Jemmason addressed the students, giving insights into life after high school and congratulating them on their achievements so far. AIEF Programs Director, Renee Coffey also congratulated the students, offering words of wisdom and encouragement before presenting each student with a graduation certificate.
Student representatives Summer and Bailey gave a speech, thanking AIEF and their teachers for their support on behalf of the graduating class.
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