Ex-students News


Attend PLC Sydney: live a long life


Happy Birthday to ex-students, Betty Ives (née Henderson) and Joyce Wise (née Cleaver) who are celebrating their 100th birthday this year!


Betty was a School Prefect, a member of the Aurora Committee and a Student Christian Movement Committee member whilst at PLC Sydney. 


Joyce was a member of several Sports Committees and Harper House Committee whilst at PLC Sydney. In 1981,  Joyce received a British Empire Medal (BEM) for her service to the community.


Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Ceremony


Image: Emma Carnuccio (Year 12/2016) with her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Congratulations to Emma Carnuccio (Year 12/2016) who received her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award on Wednesday 7 June 2017.


The presentation of the Gold Award Certificate was held at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, with the presentation and address by His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales. There was also an Afternoon Tea Reception at Government House hosted by the Excellency General with the opportunity to explore the rooms.



Emma completed the following award sections over 12 months:

  • Service - Assisting with PLC Sydney Transition Lessons in Maths
  • Skill - Improving playing the bagpipes
  • Physical Recreation - Fitness Training
  • Residential Project - Attending the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) held in Canberra. The NYSF is a two week long program for various fields in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • Adventurous Journey - Two, four day and three night, hikes with Sydney Coast Walks. Patonga to Yarramalong along the Great North Walk and Loftus to Heathcote. 


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