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today's global seismological network cannot be understated. the Riverview Headmaster, Mr Shane Hogan (SAC Staff 1980 Some sites, like La Paz in Bolivia, are still operating and are – 1993) and with the Riverview Rector, Father Andy Bullen amongst the most sensitive in the world. La Paz was Fr Drake's SJ (SAC 1966) and Father David Strong SJ (SAC 1955). last station, and he is remembered and highly revered by his Restructuring the role since Chris departed in April 2010, scientific peers.” Riverview have appointed Andrew Szabo (SAC 1982) as one of two staff members assuming responsibilities. Chris has now Old Boy Updates commenced a PhD at Notre Dame University in Sydney. 1955PhD by Macquarie University. John’s thesis was company, SNP Security. He holds both and Electronics and has spent the last 30 years working for his familyDavid Roche has recently been awarded aJohn Sheldon Management degrees. He is married to Kim and they have entitled Commentary on Greek and Latin texts relating to the two children, Thomas 11 and Sophie 8. Thomas is currently Far East. John is a former Senior Master at Sydney Grammar in Year 5 at the College. School and regular attendee at The Gonzaga Society lunches. 1958boat being named after him. Laurie taught at St 1982University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science graduated from MacquariePhillip Russomajoring in Evolutionary and Environmental Biology. In July has had the unusual honor of aLaurie Byrne Ignatius’ College Riverview for many years and was the Master 2003, he joined The Australian Museum in Sydney, firstly in Charge of Quads in the Rowing Department. In recognition in the Malacology Department (molluscs), and later in the of his services to the Riverview rowing fraternity, the school Entomology Department (insects), as a ‘Behind the Scenes’ recently named one of their new quads the Laurie Byrne. In Volunteer. In 2007, he gained a Postgraduate Diploma in another twist to the Aloysian connection with this story, the Museum Studies at Macquarie Uni. He recently completed a quad was blessed by the former Rector of St Aloysius, now Master of Museum Studies at Macquarie University. 1974 – 1983 and 2003 – 2010) also present at the ceremony 1987Stuart Freeman and Matthew Eagan haveFr Ross Jones SJ (SAC Staff Rector of St Ignatius’ College, was Fr Joe Dooley SJ (SAC Staff 1992 – 1998). started a new business together – Bullion 1959Citizen of the Year for 2012. Bruce was dining restaurant but also at home. But when you're spending. They started Bullion Cellars because they believeCellarspeople are ready to experience great wines. Not just at a fine has been named Woollahra’sBruce Bland recognised for his long-standing contribution to the French more on a bottle of wine, how can you be sure to get it right? community and beyond, including as a board member of And more importantly, where do you find these wines? They the Alliance Francaise de Sydney and the French Benevolent have tapped into the network of sommeliers from some of the Society. He is one of the few Australians who have been given best Restaurants around town to select the wines, so if you a knighthood in the French Legion of Honour for his promotion want to gain access to wines that are normally only found on of French culture and commerce. Bruce also co-ordinates the the award winning wine lists of restaurants like Otto, Aria and Rose Bay Good Neighbourhood Group. My Jesuit education Glass Brasserie visit their website for more information www. at St Aloysius’ College taught me that I had an obligation to bullioncellars.com.au. Matthew is still a keen basketball player put back into society later on in life. I have always tried to do in a comp at the NSBA in Crows Nest and whilst all his knees that on a voluntary basis. It’s the kind of work that gives you and ankles are heavily taped with more strappings than Phar back a lot more than you put in.” Bruce was presented with his Lap and his vertical leap is now measured in millimetres and award by the Mayor of Wollahra, Councilor Susan Wynne. not centimetres, he took great delight in beating a new team 1968Barbara lives in Seattle, USA. Paul continues A mother of one of the boys was on the side line and it wasto his comp – a team of Old Boys from the Class of 2010. is a doctor and with his wifePaul Freeman to work in global health as a consultant especially in primary mentioned to her that in 25 years this is what her son will look health care. In 2010 he was appointed a Clinical Assistant like – bigger, fatter and meaner! Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington Seattle. 1988Associate Director for Government Relations is enjoying his new job as anSean Johnson John O’Halloran advises… “I greatly appreciate you kindness Australia, a bipartisan lobbying firm. Prior to his new role, in offering a prayer for my deceased parents Edmund (Ted) and Sean worked for Barry O’Farrell when he was the NSW Marie. Could you add one also for my brother Ted, also an Opposition Leader and as a Ministerial Advisor to the Hon Old Boy of the College who died in 1989. With every best Ian MacFarlane MP, the former Federal Industry and Resources wish to everyone involved at the College, for which I retain a Minister. Sean very much enjoys his volunteer work with asylum strong affection and connections – I was there 10 years (to seekers at the Jesuit Refugee Service in Kings Cross. (SAC 1996), Mark (SAC 1998) and Andrew (SAC 2001). My 19911989) to the USA in 1993 and completed aChris (SAC followed his brotherAnthony FordPaul 1968), and my sons were all educated at the College – father Ted was the College’s Honorary Solicitor for many years, Bachelor of Business Degree at the University of Nebraska. It and my sister Elizabeth O'Halloran taught there in the 1980’s.” was also there that he met his wife Joanna. They now live in 1981studies at Macquarie University Graduate in June 2011. Anthony now works in the Software industryDenver, Colorado, with their three sons, the youngest was born just completed full-time MBAChris Kitching School of Management. Chris previous held the position of and specialises in marketing GIS software to the Oil and Gas Director of Co-Curriculum at Saint Ignatius’ College, Riverview. industry. He is also Rugby Coach at the Colorado School of Chris reports that he retains great memories of working under Mines University. 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