On Wednesday 26 August, Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall attended St Patrick’s Technical College to discuss the current and future tourism and economic initiatives with our students.
Tourism and Event Management students as well as the Student Advisory Panel were privileged to hear first-hand from the Premier on the importance of tourism to the South Australian economy and were able to share their experiences on school life, their chosen trade pathways and recent work experience.
After a Q&A, Premier Steven Marshall received a personalised tour by the students and a box full of tasty delights made by our very own Food & Hospitality students. Showcasing our unique purpose-built trade facilities at #StPatsTech, the students were very proud and did an amazing job as hosts.
Special guests also included Assistant Director of Catholic Education South Australia Bruno Vieceli and College Board Chairperson Pat Bosco.
Earlier in the year the Tourism and Event Management students and coordinator of the event Marija Babic invited Premier Marshall to the College to share context on the current impacts on the Australian tourism industry and provide insight into various initiatives and projects to achieve economic development outcomes. The Year 12 students are undertaking a tourism component in their Communities Studies subject.
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