St George and Sutherland Community College founder Patricia Carroll marks a passionate journey

Global interest: Founder of St George and Sutherland Community College, Patricia Carroll, with the 'Commonwealth at 70 Book' that celebrates the commonwealths history.

Global interest: Founder of St George and Sutherland Community College, Patricia Carroll, with the 'Commonwealth at 70 Book' that celebrates the commonwealths history.

A continuation of historic events at St George and Sutherland Community College was marked by a book launch this year.

The college, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2019, added another achievement to its name, this time, in the UK.

Publisher of the book, St James's House London, discovered college chief executive and founder, Patricia Carroll's personal reflection of the college's 40 years, and approached her to become a project partner of the official History of Parliament Trust Commonwealth at 70 commemorative album.

The History of Parliament Trust is a research project that is creating a comprehensive account of parliamentary politics in Britain from its beginnings in the 13th century.

The book celebrates the development and influence of the Commonwealth in the past seven decades. It was researched by leading academics and co-authored by royal correspondent, Robert Jobson.

It brings together key stories of best practice, acts as a springboard for further debate and trade, and prompts discussion of all aspects of the Commonwealth's member states and trades.

"This was indeed a grand occasion at a very grand venue attended by a great number of people from around the Commonwealth, including large corporates, charities, small-businesses and not-for-profits," Mrs Carroll said.

"What a once in a life-time privilege to find oneself a guest in Westminster Abbey," she said. "It was a great honour to be a partner of this project and to see in print what a power for good the Commonwealth of Nations has become in the last 70 years."

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