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Dr Alan Pritchard, B.Ed., M.Ed Admin., EdD Educator & Army Reservist GSSHS 1956-57 Alan graduated from Governor Stirling in the class of 1957. He has had a diverse career in Education spanning 55 years. This included 10 years as Principal of two Senior High Schools (Northam and Kewdale)...

Digby Graham Blight OA Commissioner for Public Sector Standards Officer in the Order of Australia GSSHS (formerly Midland High School 1944 - 1946) My greatest achievement was to progress steadily from the lowest classification of the WA Public Service to the highest. Halfway through Year 9 at Midland Junction High...

Clyde Bevan Restaurateur winning 7 Australian Awards Award winning Restaurant Owner GSSHS 1966-71 When Clyde was a high school student, he worked Saturdays from 6.30am in his father’s furniture factory followed by a dash to umpire football. By the age of 19, he was married and held down five...

Cherry Bradshaw (nee Thacker) State and Australian Dart Player GSSHS 1956 - 57 Achievements Joined Perth Ladies Darts Association 1974 and was chosen to represent WA at the Australian Darts Championships. I represented WA from 1974 until 1988. Seven times in the Top Eight Averages. Represented Australia in the Pacific Cup Championships...

Robert (Bob) PEMBER International expert in labour statistics GSSHS 1960-64 I am not a celebrity or an A list member, but I have had an interesting life. I was School Captain (Head Boy as some used to call it) in 1964 and editor of Quartania in 1963 and...

Bob McMullan Politician/Cabinet Minster GSSHS 1960-64 I have enjoyed a very lucky life. As a working class kid attending Governor Stirling I could never have imagined that I would become a Member of Parliament and a Cabinet Minister. Nor would I, or anyone else, have guessed that I...

Professor Bernard Dell Recipient of the Friendship Award (China) Murdoch University Professor GSSHS 1967-68 I am a Professor in Agriculture and Forest Sciences at Murdoch University. I have worked extensively on research projects, training PhD students in SE and E Asia over 3 decades, particularly with China, Vietnam, and Thailand....

Dr Barry Hopkins A caring Consultant Physician who made a difference to 1000’s of people’s lives Founder Consultant Physician at St John of God Cardiology Midland Senior High School 1950-55 Barry Edmund Hopkins dob 03/12/1938 MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACP FACC FPS Midland High School Year 7 in 1951 Year 12 1955. I...

Professor Anne Dell CBE FRS FMedSci Professor of Carbohydrate Biochemistry, Imperial College London GSSHS 1965-1967 After completing her Junior Certificate at Kalamunda High School, Anne entered GSSHS in November 1965 on a Commonwealth Scholarship to take a two-year course for her Leaving Certificate studying English, French, Geography, Maths...

Rose van Son Poet, Writer and Editor GSSHS 1962-64 Rose van Son is a Western Australian poet, writer and editor. She has been published in many anthologies and journals including Westerly, Cordite, Rabbit, Australian Poetry and Glasgow Review of Books. In 2018 she won the Bronze Quill for...