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Where are they now – Steve Allen (SPC 1997-2002)

The College recently reconnected with Old Collegian Steve Allen (SPC 1997-2002) who we look forward to seeing on a regular basis as the project manager for the College’s exciting new state-of-the-art Performing Arts precinct, which is beginning to take shape in Wanliss Street. Steve shares his interesting pathway to where he is now and some…

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Where are they now – Geoff Tan (SPC 1985-88)

The College recently reconnected with Geoff Tan (SPC 1985-88) whose work as an environmental health officer has made for a very busy time during recent disasters including the NSW bushfire and COVID-19 pandemic, however it has made for a very challenging, interesting, varied and rewarding career.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC?…

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Fond farewell to long-serving staff member Glenis Kydd

After 21 years distinguished service to the St Pat’s community, tomorrow marks Glenis Kydd’s last day at the College. Glenis started her time at St Pat’s working in the library before moving into Student Services and then to her present-day role in reception. Every boy who has studied at St Pat’s over the last 21…

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Class of 1991 catch up at 30-Year reunion

We welcomed back the Class of 1991 for their 30-Year Reunion in late May. The Class of 1991 was yet another cohort, who were looking forward to the opportunity to catch up after a number of postponements to their reunion, due to the COVID pandemic. The Class of 1991 shared their reunion celebrations with the…

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Class of 1992 reminisce together at 30-Year Reunion

In a huge month of Class Reunions, we welcomed back the Class of 1992 for their 30-Year Reunion at the College’s Old Collegians’ Association Pavilion on Saturday evening, 28 May. Old Collegians from the Class of 1992 shared their reunion celebrations with the Class of 1991, which were finally able to get together and reminisce…

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Ballarat Community Notices

    Art Gallery of Ballarat Art Bites Paid school holiday program Tuesdays https://artgalleryofballarat.com.au/gallery_events/art-bites-loom-weaving-with-amelia-greene/ Thursdays https://artgalleryofballarat.com.au/gallery_events/art-bites-comic-drawing-with-dillon-naylor/   Art Crate Drop in Be inspired by Trevor Smiths exhibition A fanciful feasts and make your very own a pompom pig or a pompom Skywhale- drop in activity running daily from 10am-5pm Art Steps- Skywhale Free Program with Artist Patricia…

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Reflection by SPC OCA immediate past president Allan McKinnon

“I was told that I was the longest-serving OCA president until I checked the records. I share the record with Sir Hugh Devine (SPC 1893-1894) who was president from 1914 -1919   I write this piece as my last report for The Shamrock (June 2022 edition). It is ironic that I, a winner of the…

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Class of 1981 celebrate 40-year reunion

We were delighted to welcome back the Class of 1981 and the Class of 1982 for a combined 40-Year Reunion recently. With such a large group in attendance, the Old Collegians’ Association Pavilion provided the ideal setting for these two year groups to reconnect and reminisce about their school days together decades earlier. Thank you…

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Warm welcome for the Class of 1982

We were delighted to welcome back a small group of Old Collegians for their Class of 1982 40-Year Reunion. The group celebrated their 40-year reunion milestone in combined celebrations with the Class of 1981, which provided the opportunity for Old Collegians to catch up with a larger group of former peers. Thank you to the…

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Class of 1980 reunites for 40-Year Reunion

We welcomed back our Class of 1980 for their long-awaited 40-Year Reunion after several postponements due to the COVID pandemic over the last two years. The men enjoyed a tour of the College expansive grounds and buildings – including many new facilities since their school days – as well as enjoying the opportunity to reconnect…

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