HSOBA Ivied Tower Award
Thursday, 1 December 2016
The Hutchins School Old Boys’ Association award this recognition annually to an Old Boy that has made an outstanding achievement in their chosen field of endeavour – the arts, business, service to the community, the church, the defence forces, education. Every year the Ivied Tower Award winner is presented at the Ray Vincent Lunch held in November. Awarded is a sandstone trophy symbolising the connection to the “old School” and ivied covered Bell Tower. The winner’s name is added to an honour board which is held at the School.
Previous winners include: Andrew Kemp, Chris Rae, Michael Hodgman, Luke Wagner, Saul Eslake, Tim Bowden, Peter Bender and Stephen Gumley.
Last Friday, 25 November, the HSOBA hosted the Ray Vincent Lunch for 2017 with the announcement of Scott Harris (’75) receiving the Ivied Tower Award. Scott is the CEO and Director of the Beacon Foundation. The Beacon Foundation takes a preventative approach to youth unemployment and the range of societal hardships that stem from it. Congratulations Scott, a well deserving recipient.