WRAP UP OF THE 2019 WOMEN IN SPORT BREAKFAST
Wednesday 23 October, BCEC Brisbane
The annual Women in Sport Breakfast was held on the 23 October and hosted in the beautiful Plaza Ballroom at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
This year's event was spectacular with over 750 schoolgirls and their teachers attending, and an energetic performance from the Gumdale Sport Aerobic Team to kick off the morning.
We were proud to present the 2019 Queensland Schoolgirl Athlete of the Year award to Lani Pallister from Maroochydore SHS, as well as our Inspirational HPE Teacher of the Year award which went to the amazing Mrs Bernie Toohey from St John Fisher College.
Our Premier’s award for the Active Girls in School initiative was awarded to Keebra Park SHS and Macgregor SHS took out the crown in the motivational message category.
The morning also featured a panel discussion with three of our elite Australian athletes Kara Saunders, Kirby Short and Bridie Kean. With MC Jess Skarrat from Channel 7 interviewing; Kara, Kirby and Bridie were able to share their challenges, successes and tips with the audience in an incredibly moving and motivating session.