The school community is invited to attend the Phillip J Day Scholarship Dinner – 7.00 pm, Tuesday 31 May 2011 in the Great Hall.
This year’s dinner will be hosted by Daniel McPherson (1997), host of Dancing with the Stars, and a star of City Homicide and The Bill with guest speaker Tom Cusbert (2002), University Medallist (2008). Cost is $60.00 per person and is tax deductible as a professional learning opportunity.
Please RSVP by 26 May 2011 on the attached invitation.
All enquiries should be directed to Con Barris (1971): firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dinner is the major fund-raising event for the Phillip J Day Memorial Scholarship – established in 2007 in memory of Phillip Day (1965) – to provide an outstanding Sydney Boys High School student with financial assistance to maximise his opportunities whilst a student at the school. The scholarship is awarded each year to a student from any year within the school with selection criteria including outstanding talent in a particular area of academic or co-curricular endeavour, particularly good all round achiever or a student with special needs, financial or otherwise.
Phillip John Day (1965) was a much esteemed Old Boy, Head Teacher of Social Sciences (1984-2006) and mentor to a generation of High boys.
Further details about the scholarship, including a form for donations, may be found on the School’s website.