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Building on Strong Foundations Inspirations Campaign – Term 3

The final term is here and the Building on Strong Foundations Inspirations campaign has gone from strength to strength. It has been the College’s pleasure to have Old Boys and their families come into the College to view their posters. 

The Old Boys and their quotes from Term 3 are included below:

‘Press on – Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education alone will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone is important.’ –  Calvin Coolidge

– Len Keogh-
Class of 1947
Federal Parliamentarian & Shire Mayor

‘Every kid, regardless of qualifications or abilities in terms of intelligence, has the opportunity to achieve.’

– Paul Forrester-
Former Teacher & Sportsmaster 1966 – 1996

‘Time and energy now pays off later.’

– Brian Fitzgerald-
Class of 1979
Professor of Law

‘To win Wimbledon, you need God on your side.’

– Ken Fletcher-
Class of 1958
Wimbledon Tennis Champion & Man of the World

‘A good leader uses the support of others to achieve his or her goals, a great leader helps other achieve their goals. Believe in yourself – you will make a difference and be a great leader.’

– Martin Holzberger AM CSC –
Class of 1985
Warrant Officer of the Navy

He lived his life for the day to be won, always cheerful and optimistic.
Excerpt from Lauries Inspirations 2

– Thomas Hutchinson-
Class of 1924
Army Officer & Decorated Soldier

‘Lauries and the teachers helped me build the foundation for my future’.

– John Cooper –
Class of 1980
Partner of Jones Day. Recognised as one of The Best Lawyers in Australia

‘To your own self you must be true.’

– Bill Siganto –
Class of 1953
Engineer & Philanthropist

‘If I was going to succeed at this, this is what I had to do. I really worked hard at it. I can’t even believe now how focused I was and I’m sort of still a little bit focused actually, that same drive and passion is there. It’s never gone.’ – Speaking of his own experience studying Medicine at 40 years of age

– Dr Barry Kirby-
Class of 1968
Builder, Doctor & Obstetric Specialist

‘Get people to think in a rigorous way and look for connections among ideas.’

– John Staunton –
Class of 1958
Professor of Accounting, Teacher & Mentor

A total of 37 Old Boys and Past Teachers will be displayed throughout the grounds as part of the campaign. All members of the community are welcome to come into the College and view the posters. On behalf of the College, thank you to the Old Boys, their families and the entire community for their support of this program.




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