Category Archives: Profiles

Teacher in the Making

Laura Roberts (2011 Aherne) is in her second year of a Bachelor of Education at La Trobe University in Bendigo and is already making a name for herself, having recently…

It All Adds Up Now

Peter Kendrick was a Wodonga High boy who was good at maths and went on to teach it. And he has been doing so for the past 36 years. Twenty-one…

Rose Bay Wedding Bells

Anneliese Diedrichs (2002) and James Gray were married at St Mary Magdalene Church in Rose Bay, Sydney, on 8th February 2014. The reception was held at Catalina, also in Rose…

Old Girtonian Gets a Gong

Rhiannon Judd is the perfect advertisement for Girton’s co-curricular program. This is because Rhiannon believes her path to confidence was paved in 2005 by her Year 7 volleyball coach, Mrs…

Rising Star

With a swag of scholarships, degrees, a cadetship, a graduate program and a published book under his belt, you would be forgiven for feeling a little lazy in the presence…

Year 7 Classmates Married

Cathryn Andrews (2007 Aherne) and Rohan Wardrop (2007 Frew) were married in April this year. On their first day in Year 7 at Girton, both remember being told by the then…

Matilda Branson (Frew, 2005 alumna)

Occupation: Gender and Organisational Development Officer, Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AusAid)   Qualifications: BA of Arts (Anthropology), University of Melbourne. Masters, Gender and Development, University of Melbourne. What was…

Alister Carr (Riley, 1990 alumnus)

Occupation: Wool trader Qualifications: Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Wool & Fibre Marketing), RMIT & Diploma of Business Management (Manufacturing Operations), RMIT. In the 22 years since finishing school, Alister…

Annika Smethurst (Riley, 2005 alumna)

Occupation: journalist Qualifications:  BA, Hons (Journalism), Monash University. In just seven years, Annika Smethurst has completed a BA Hons in Journalism, a traineeship with News Ltd, worked as a print…

Samantha Cordell (Riley, 1991 alumna)

Samantha Cordell’s (née Moon) Girton journey started when she was aged almost five as a Preparatory student.  Now some 34 years later, the recently elected President of the Old Girtonians’…