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Long-term Grammarian – Lindsay Cuming

Lindsay Cuming attended Caulfield Grammar from 1936 to 1947. He gained his matriculation certificate in 1946. In that year he was a school officer (School Liaison), house secretary of Archer House, a member of the first eleven (premiers) and first eighteen, and a sergeant in the cadet corps. He returned to school in 1947 to complete matriculation Latin so that he could undertake a law degree at university. In 1947 he was a prefect, vice-captain of Archer House, won school colours for cricket, was a member of the premiership-winning first eleven, first eighteen and first tennis teams, and was made a cadet lieutenant in the cadet corps. After completing his schooling Lindsay’s involvement with Caulfield continued. He was a member of the Caulfield Grammarians’ Football Club under-19 team in 1...

2018 Affilate Service Awards

The CGA would like to congratulation all of our 2018 Affiliate Service Award Winners. These awards recognise significant, voluntary and consistent service throughout the year/season. Without the outstanding commitment of these dedicated individuals our Affiliate Clubs wouldn’t be as successful as they are.  Roger Creed (Grammarian Singers) Roger has given dedicated and passionate service to the Grammarian Singers as its musical direction since its inception in 2017. This has included innumerable hours of planning, research and preparation outside of rehearsal time; teaching, motivation and guidance of the singers; advice and input to the musical and strategic direction of the choir. Roger is the only member of the Grammarian Singers to have attended one hundred percent of rehearsals,...

2018 Christmas & Thank You Function

The CGA was delighted to host around 150 guests at our annual Christmas & Thank You Function this year on Tuesday 11th of December. We were lucky to have so many alumni, affiliates, supporters, friends and staff in the room including Principal, Mr Ashleigh Martin and Chair of School Council, Mr Jim Hayman. Attendees enjoyed entertainment by our talented The Fields Combo band, and the Grammarian Singers also helped everyone get into the Christmas spirit with some carols. Our caterer Toni Gledhill (from Antonietta’s Kitchen) who has been working with us all year made sure that everyone was well fed and went home with some Christmas pudding.    An important part of this event was the recognition of our 2018 Affiliate Service Award Winners. CGA President Andrew Ai...

Athletics Report – December 2018

The 2018 APSOC season has drawn to a successful close for the Caulfield Grammarians’ Athletics Association (CGAA). This has been one of our most successful seasons, especially in the area of individual results. Marc Cassidy (1992) finished the season in tremendous style, winning his second handicap event for the year in the Churchill Park 12km event. Not to be outdone, Jane Davey won the women’s handicap in the Cooke-McClelland 8 km. We are also proud to report that our team dominance of the Brighton by the Sea 9km run has continued with our 2018 team (Marc Cassidy, Kieran Lewis, Daryn James and Anne Martin) taking out the team event for a third consecutive year. The outstanding efforts of our runners were recognised at the APSOC 2018 Dinner. Mark Frater (1992) achieved outstanding success...

CGA Report – August 2018

At the CGA Annual General Meeting held on 21 May, Andrew Aitken was elected President following the retirement of Chris Mathieson, who had completed two years in office. Emily Davis was elected Senior Vice-President while all other office-bearers were re-elected to their positions. We welcome Sarah Connell and Lachlan Van Styn as new members of the general committee for 2018/19. Both attended the Wheelers Hill Campus of our School. Sarah has served previously on the Committee, while Lachlan joins us for the first time. We look forward to their input over the next 12 months. At the AGM outgoing President Chris Mathieson proposed a motion to change the CGA insignia. Members were asked initially to vote on whether to change the insignia and the motion for change was approved with very strong...

Affiliate Service Award

Eligibility: Nominees must be a constituted member of the nominating group. Individuals may be eligible for nomination for an Affiliate Service Award after completing one year or equivalent season of voluntary service (or such lesser period as the CGA Committee may decide in special circumstances). Length of service alone shall be insufficient to merit an Award. Outstanding and consistent service must be the primary foundation upon which an award is granted. What constitutes outstanding service shall be determined by the CGA Committee from time to time, using the following guidelines (and such other measures as the CGA Committee for the time being may consider relevant and important): The nominee will be judged relative to those of similar status. The nominee’s contribution is expected to...

Fellowship

Eligibility: Fellowship shall be treated as the elite category of membership of the Association and shall be the highest honour the Association can bestow. Life Members, Honorary Members and Honorary Life Members may be eligible for nomination for a Fellowship after completion of 25 years of outstanding service to the Association and/or the School (or such lesser period as the Committee may decide in special circumstances). Length of service alone shall be insufficient to merit a Fellowship. Outstanding service must be the primary foundation upon which an award is granted. What constitutes outstanding service shall be determined by the CGA Committee from time to time, using the following guidelines (and such other measures as the CGA Committee for the time being may consider relevant and i...

Don Wirth Medal

Eligibility: Life Members, Honorary Members and Honorary Life Members may be eligible for nomination for a Don Wirth Medal, after completion of 10 years of service to the Association and/or the School (or such lesser period as the CGA Committee may decide in special circumstances). Length of service alone shall be insufficient to merit a Don Wirth Medal. Outstanding service must be the primary foundation upon which an award is granted. What constitutes outstanding service shall be determined by the CGA Committee from time to time, using the following guidelines (and such other measures as the CGA Committee for the time being may consider relevant and important): The nominee will be judged relative to those of similar status. The nominee’s contribution is expected to be outstanding relative...

Olympic Swimmer – Mack Horton

Mack Horton was born on 25 April 1996 and attended Caulfield Grammar from 2000 (Kindergarten at Malvern Campus) to 2014 (Year 12 at Caulfield Campus). He was Co-Captain of Malvern Campus in 2008 and in his final year at Caulfield was Co-Captain of boys’ swimming team that won the APS premiership. He was awarded triple colours for swimming and received the Caulfield Grammarians’ Swimming Club Prize for boys at the 2014 Speech Night. Mack first represented Australia at the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Honolulu, where he won gold in the 1500 metre freestyle in a championship record time. At the same meet, he finished second in the 400-metre freestyle and fourth in the 800-metre freestyle. Mack won five gold medals and a silver medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships ...

2018 Combined Chapter Luncheon

The Combined Chapter Luncheon, held on Friday 2 March in the Function Room of the Lindsay Thompson Sports and Physical Education Centre at Caulfield Campus, was an outstanding success with over 80 chapter members and guests present. CGA Executive Director Linda Sprott welcomed everyone and handed over to Past President Jeremy Pyman who was standing in for CGA President, Chris Mathieson, who was out of Melbourne. Jeremy gave a summary of the achievements and activities of the CGA and congratulated Larry McNicol AM, Richard Marocco OAM and David Thomson OAM, on their Australia Day awards. He then introduced Head of Senior School Leandra Turner who invited the six School Committee members present (Laura Hayne, Piper Montag, Alice Nowicki, Hamish Rowland, Austin Saba and Ella Stonier-Watson) t...

Australia Day Honours

The CGA and the school community would like to congratulate Larry McNicol (1961-67) who received an AM (Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division) in the Australia Day Honours “for significant service to medicine, particularly in the fields of anaesthesiology, liver transplantation, and transfusion medicine”. Congratulations also go to Richard Marocco (1948-57) who received an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division) “for service to the community of Port Macquarie”. To view of the full list of 2018 Australia Day Honours click here. Have you won an award or obtained recognition in your field? We’d love to hear your story. Get in touch with us here.   Feature image by Hugo Heimendinger from Pexels.

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