Honour Roll

Services to Young People Award - 2010

Joy Sweeney

Joy Sweeney - Services to Young People Award 2010Forty years ago Joy Sweeney joined the then Willoughby Musical Society as a performer and served for many years as secretary. During this time she was instrumental in formulating many of the society’s progressive ideas, making it one of the foremost theatre companies on the North Sore. In conjunction with her husband she initiated and conducted STARSTRUCK theatre workshops for 9-15 year olds. This highly successful venture was a feature of the 2009 Spring Festival culminating in the children performing at StreetFair. As part of the Uniting Church Roseville she has provided Sunday School instruction to hundreds of children and has coached many year 12 students to great success in their HSC performance exams.