Educating women: Samoa and Fiji schools mark diamond jubilee

St Mary’s College in Apia, Samoa and St Joseph’s High School in Suva, Fiji are both celebrating their diamond jubilee.

In Apia, St. Mary’s College began to celebrate their celebrated their diamond jubilee on Friday with a parade on Beach Road that was led by the Police Band.

At the end of the parade, Prime Minister Tuilaepa congratulated the school for reaching their 60th anniversary.

“As we’ve come here today to celebrate together this great milestone of the school, your contributions have been borne of many of the brightest minds in this country.”

Tuilaepa thanked the school for their great contributions to the government.

“Saint Mary’s School together with the Sisters provides a good education for those who’ve been educated in this school,” Tuilaepa said.

At the same time in Suva, hundreds of Saint Joseph’s Secondary School students converged in Suva to celebrate that school’s Diamond Jubilee.

The celebration began with a cocktail at the school hall in Suva on Saturday night.

The theme for the 60 years celebration is “Let Wisdom Be our Legacy”.

Alumni executive Pauline Morris said the week-long celebrations would be filled with different activities.

Morris said it was also a chance for the old girls to come together, meet and reflect on their time at the school.

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