Posted on August 16, 2017 / Past Students
In celebration of 140 years of Tintern we were proud to host two wonderful Chapter Reunions for interstate Alumni.
The first was held on Saturday 12 August in Brisbane. Hosted at the Hilton guests enjoyed the opportunity to reconnect with their school and meet other Alumni living in Queensland.
Many of our Alumni living in New South Wales were also excited to attend the Sydney Chapter Reunion, held at the Otto Restaurant in Sydney on Sunday 13 August. Guests were able to reminisce about their time at Tintern whilst enjoying a selection of delicious food.
Mr Bradley Fry attended both Reunions and appreciated the opportunity to meet the attendees; ranging from the recently graduated to some who farewelled Tintern over 60 years ago.
Tristan Robinson YG 2012
Congratulations to Tristan Robinson (YG 2012) who has been selected by Athletics Australia to represent his country in the upcoming World University Games as a member of the 4×400 men’s relay team. Tristan is one of 47 athletes in the “Uniroos” Track and Field team heading to Tapei, Taiwan this week.
The World University Games are the second largest international athletic event, larger even than the Commonwealth Games, and features more than 20,000 athletes from 170 countries.
In July of 2016, Tristan won the Bronze medal in the 400m at the Oceania Melanesian Championships held in Fiji. He then went on to win the Australian University Games 400m title in Perth last October representing the University of Melbourne.
Meanwhile, Tristan continues to study his Masters in Electrical Engineering at The University of Melbourne.
Caitlin Spears YG 2011
This year as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival past student Caitlin Spears (YG 2011) is presenting an adults-only, hybrid comedy performance titled Cactus and the Mime.
As a student at Tintern Caitlin was a dedicated performer, and was Choral Captain in Year 12. Her show, presented with Roby Favretto, is based on their experiences entertaining children and is presented through movement, puppetry, music theatre, meta theatre, black comedy, pantomime and egg juggling.
Cactus and the Mime is running from the 15 to the 22 September. For further information or to make a booking please visit: melbournefringe.com.au/event/cactus-and-the-mime/