Alumni News

Vale Gwen Bowles Teacher 1949-1957

December 5th, 2017|

As an educator, Gwen Bowles was described and firm and formidable.

But as a sister, music teacher and community member she […]

Andrew (Jack) Balsillie – Bendigo High School 1941

November 7th, 2017|

HONEST, loyal and well respected.
These are the words the family of Major Andrew John (Jack) Balsillie used to describe the former Bendigo […]

Joan Deed – Class of 1946

October 17th, 2017|

I had won a Junior Government Scholarship at the end of 1942 and so was put in the A form […]

Greta Donaldson – Class of 1986

October 16th, 2017|

Coming home
Publicity director, 48. Returned to Bendigo, Victoria, in 2015 after 29 years away.
I left Bendigo when I was 17 […]

Bronte Annand – Class of 2014

August 25th, 2017|

Annand ready to make BUA history
Bendigo Advertiser, Friday 25 August
THE opportunity to officiate in her first Bendigo Football-Netball League senior […]

Lady’s choice – How a school social forged a future

June 16th, 2017|

Peter Unmack – enrolled 1950    Shirley Unmack (Nee Ievers) – enrolled 1951
When asked to reflect on their time at […]

A match made at Bendigo High

June 7th, 2017|

Ruth Paynter (nee Brown) Bendigo High 1953-1955
Geoff Paynter – Bendigo High 1951-1956
In 1956, Ruth Paynter was in her first year […]

The Memorial Steps and the men who built them

June 1st, 2017|

The Memorial Steps and the men who built them
Compiled by Wendy Talbot and Jenny Moloney
Coming out of the war years, […]

Natasha Tripp – Class of 2011

May 2nd, 2017|

Praying for a miracle
By Chanel Kinniburgh

Published in the Herald Sun, Sunday 30 April 2017 

STRIKING it third time lucky is a matter […]

Tom Vellacott – Class of 1988

May 1st, 2017|

A thirty year connection held dear
It’s almost 30 years since Tom Vellacott last set foot on BSSC soil. The former […]