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Brisbane Grammar School was established on principles of philanthropy and giving remains vital to the School.
Grammar News summer 2020 celebrates the power and importance of philanthropy as part of an eight-page feature (pages 14-21). Learn about a moving tribute to Old Boy Charles Vincent McMahon '08 (page 18), and our oldest known Old Boy Stan Mellick '34 (pages 20-21).
Read a fantastic story on Omar Abiad (pages 12-13) who is sharing the lead role in the iconic Billy Elliot the Musical. An inspiring Old Boy feature looks at the career of ultra-triathlon world-record holder Richard Thompson '02 (pages 32-33). The Generations story (pages 42-43) looks at the Wilson family, who span four generations at BGS. Wilsons Architects is one of the oldest family architectural firms in the world, they designed and built The Lilley Centre and will soon do the same for the STEAM precinct.
Two incredible servants to Brisbane Grammar School stepped down this year. The incredible legacy of long-serving Chairman of the Board of Trustees Howard Stack is celebrated (pages 16-17) after he stepped down following almost 30 years in the role. We also farewell Ron Cochrane as he enters retirement after almost 40 years of dedication to everything light dark blue (page 34).