JOSEPHINE Newman has said she would not have graduated from high school if it were not for teacher Suzy Urbaniak.
The 2011 Kent Street Senior High School graduate helped write the nomination to have her science teacher inducted into the 2018 WA Women’s Hall of Fame.
Ms Newman recently graduated from Curtin University with a double degree in Environmental Biology and Professional Writing and Publishing and is now embarking on an honours in Creative Writing.
“Without Suzy, I wouldn’t have got there,” she said.
Ms Urbaniak was among 14 women inducted in to this year’s Hall of Fame at Government House this morning.
WA Women’s Hall Of Fame Inductees
Dr Anne O’Neill
Helen Margaret Creed
Professor Christobel Saunders
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Dr Tracy Westerman
Irene Hooper (posthumous inductee)