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OVAtion E-News  28th February 2020 

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Official E-Newsletter of the Old Virgilians Association 

 

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Our E-News will be sent out during the first week of each month. If you have any news or photos please send them through to the Editor - mwaddington@stvirgils.tas.edu.au 

Next Major Event

Upcoming Events - OVA June Luncheon

Upcoming Events - OVA June Luncheon

The OVA June Luncheon will be held at the College's Austin Ferry campus on Tuesday June 26 from 12 pm to 2 pm. Please round up your St Virgil's mates and bring them along to make it a great day. Please RSVP to peter.imlach@gmail.com by June 22 for Catering Purposes.  

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Old Boys In the News

The Art of Joshua Andree

The Art of Joshua Andree

Old Virgilian Joshua Andree (SVC 2005-2008) is quickly forging an outstanding reputation in the art world with his work being featured in an article in The Mercury promoting the upcoming Henry Jones Art Prize. The Exhibition will run from November 7 to 18 and will exhibit over 400 artworks at any one time in the award-winning IXL Jam Factory Hotel on …

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St Virgil's Football Culture

St Virgil's Football Culture

Current College Board Chair Andrew Mazengarb sent through a 'blast from the past', a video entitled 'Football Culture - Hutchins v St Virgil's' which features a game from the early 2000s. Prominent on the video are Brett Hall, Cameron Brown and the original 'Package'! As our Old Scholars continue to rebuild it is worth looking back at this little gem …

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SVC Community Football Luncheon

SVC Community Football Luncheon

On Friday May 18, approximately 80 members of the SVC community gathered for the annual Football Luncheon at the Blundstone Arena Function Centre. This year the focus was on mental health and wellbeing and we werre privileged to have former GWS Giants Ruckman,  Tom Downie, Old Virgilian and founder of Speak Up, Stay ChatTY, Mitch McPherson, and INVICTUS Games Athlete, …

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Rest in Peace Br Jack Higgins

Rest in Peace Br Jack Higgins

The College was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of esteemed educator and friend of St Virgil's Brother John Cyril ‘Jack’ Higgins in Melbourne this week. Br Jack as he was affectionately known by generations of students, staff and parents was an integral part of the St Virgil’s College community having been a student from 1936 to 1937 and …

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Vale Gavan Wood

Vale Gavan Wood

Gavan grew up within a stone’s throw of the College

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Vale - Recently Deceased Old Virgilians and Friends of SVC 

Your prayers are requested for the following recently deceased Old Virgilians and friends of St Virgil's and for their family and friends.

 

 May / June 2018

HIGGINS, Brother John Cyril ‘Jack’ (SVC 1936-37) 

Passed into the hands of his loving God, aged 96 on May 30 2018. 

WOOD, Gavan Thomas. (SVC 1951-56) 

Passed away suddenly and peacefully May 4, 2018. Adored husband of Pamela of 56 years. Loving and caring father of Peter and Lucy, and Lisa and Peter. Cherished grandfather of Courtenay, Ryan, Aaron, Dominic and Michaela.

 

 

                                            

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The Old Virgilians Association

President: Edward Gauden   Vice President: Dan Reardon 

Secretary: Peter Imlach 

Treasurer:  Michael Harvey 

College Archivists and E-News Researchers: Graeme Rainbow and Bruce Woods 

Old Virgilians Association Inc.
GPO Box 652, Hobart,
7001, Tasmania

https://oldvirgilians.org.au

Mail to: peter.imlach@gmail.com.au

 

We Need You as a Member! 

Why not become a member of the OVA? Our work supports past, current and future generations of Virgilians whilst also providing great opportunities to stay in touch with the College and your old boy mates.

Membership can be organised from our website -  https://oldvirgilians.org.au/memberships/

 

For information about all upcoming events, news of Old Virgilians or to take out membership please visit: 
http://oldvirgilians.org.au/