Category Archives: Profiles

From Prefect to Peacekeeper

In the five years since Amelia McNair graduated from Girton, she has undertaken studies that landed her in China, she has lived and travelled across Ireland, and now, she is…

Purple runs deep in the DNA of Mrs Viv McMillan

The Old Girtonians Association is delighted to bestow an Honorary Associate Life Membership on Mrs Viv McMillan for achieving twenty years of service to Girton Grammar School. Viv is a…

Paddling Into The Unknown Just Fine

4th April 2019 For someone fascinated with the built environment, spending nearly two weeks in a kayak in the middle of Bass Strait may seem strange, but this is exactly…

The Perfect Marriage

As a scholar with a brain for both science and words, Tom Rochford (2012 graduate) has found the perfect career path by marrying a Law and Science degree. Combined with…

A Lifelong Love of Learning

21st November 2018 From school, to university, to teaching, writing and more, Elizabeth Low (formerly Trembath) has certainly followed her passions through life. Attending Girton from 1949-1962, or what was…

From School to Stanford: first impressions

7th November 2018 Moving out of home and starting university can be an intimidating venture, but Alex Nielsen has barely missed a beat.  After achieving a perfect ATAR score last…

The Glue That Sticks

28th August 2018 Morgan Coleman (OGA 2007) is not a Vet, nor can he write a single line of code. And yet in April this year he launched an app…

The Great All-rounder

24th may 2018 For someone who claims to have graduated from school without clear aspirations, Jac Torres-Gomez has achieved an awful lot in a short time. Jac attended Girton in…

A Journey from Schoolboy to Stockman

Callum Olver (2008) is the first to admit that the classroom is not where he felt most comfortable and that he feels much more at home in a saddle. With…

Vale Rosemary Rogers (nee Ward)

The following reflection has been provided by Ms Rosemary Turner, School Captain in 1966 and dear school and lifelong friend of Rosy Rogers, who has two children, Matthew and Kimberley…