GPS 100 Launches in Style
The GPS 100 celebrations started in style with a launch at St. Joseph’s Nudgee
College on February 19th.150 students of different ages from all nine member schools were joined by staff, Old Boys, and VIPS in a spirit of fellowship to celebrate the best of GPS.
GPS ‘history makers’ shared their stories and offered inspiration. International cricketer and Queensland’s all-time leading wicket-taker, Michael Kasprowicz, (BSHS 1989) spoke about taking ownership of your own destiny. Young Australian of the Year, Nicholas Marchesi (GT 2011) along with David Tubb (GT 2010) spoke about the power of opportunity, reflecting on their services to the homeless with their ‘Orange Sky’ mobile laundry and showers.
A GPS new tradition was introduced with the gift of a magnificent Centenary Flag to each school. GPS Centenary pins were presented to every student at the event and commemorative pins are being shared at each school over the coming year.
The event concluded with a grand finale – the premiere of the GPS100 movie trailer 100 Years Strong. The full movie – GPS Life in a Day – will be the highlight of the Centenary year and will be made by students and Old Boys throughout the Centenary year.