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SHANNON HOUSE

SHANNON HOUSE


Shannon House is part of the Senior School House System and was named after Mr Charles Shannon. Its competition colour is Dark Blue.

One of the foremost Olympians of the 1948 Helsinki and 1952 Melbourne Olympics, Russell Mockridge, who won 2 gold medals in cycling was a member of Shannon House, as was Olympic Swimmer Peter Doak. Noted Test cricketers, Lindsay Hassett was Shannon House Captain in 1931-32 as was Paul Sheahan AM in 1963. Don Webb OAM, musician and conductor was a House Prefect in 1965. Members also included author, D J Embling ; Test cricketer Ian Ritchie Redpath MBE; and musician and conductor Voon Chong Lim.

Kate Stevenson in 1982 was the first female Shannon House Captain.

House Captains:

Shannon House Symbol, 2011.

Shannon House Symbol, 2011.

1930 Palmer, N. R.
1931 Hassett, A. L.
1932 Hassett, A. L.
1933 Piper, A. E.
1934 Piper, A. E.
1935 Adam, D. C.
1936 Hicks, G. G.
1937 Sutherland, N. G.
1938 McPherson. I. H.
1939 Cooper, J. R.
1940 Doig, W. G.
1941 McBean, L. W.
1942 McBean, L. W.
1943 Salmon, J. R.
1944 Ewan, G. W. C.
1945 Hodge, D. C.
1946 Hodge, D. C.
1947 Davies, F. T.
1948 MacLeod, J. K. A.
1949 Ingpen, J. L.
1950 Hill, J. E.
1951 Vines, G. J.
1952 Solomon, B. J.
1953 Solomon, B. J.
1954 Saxton, J. O.
1955 Vines, R. A. G.
1956 Blair, I. D.
1957 Robson, G. S.
1958 Lester, W. E.
1959 Hatton, L. G.
1960 Fallaw, C. W.
1961 Robson, J. S.
1962 Campbell, M. R.
1963 Sheahan, A. P.
1964 Hinchcliffe, T. A.
1965 Cook, H. L. R.
1966 Senior, G. B.
1967 Barkley, D. S.
1968 Cook, H. R. R.
1969 Collins, C. N.
1970 Davey, S. McD.
1971 Russell, N. A.
1972 Anderson, C. A.
1973 Thompson, P. J.
1974 Layton, T.
1975 Lindros, J. A.
1976 Perkins, M. J.
1977 Lindros, D.
1978 Armytage, J.
1979 Thomas, C. M.
1980 Redpath, R.
1981 Dunoon, C.
1982 Stevenson, K.
1983 Henderson, J.
1984 Dickson, R.
1985 Rickard-Bell, A.
1986 Routley, A.
1987 Dimmick, C.
........ Harris, T.
1988 McGregor, K. E.
1989 Harris, A.
........ Jennings. S.
1990 Foley, J.
........ Peake, K.
1991 Hatton, A.
1992 Lynch, S.
1993 Collins, A.
........ Henderson, D. (T. 1,2)
1994 Henderson, J.
1995 Knight, B.
........ Young, E.
1996 Craig, G.
1997 Hobbs, S.
........ Scott, F.
1998 Fitzpatrick, K.
........ Smeeton, L.
1999 Craig, S.
........ Paterson, K.
2000 Elliott, D.
........ Young. A.
2001 Calder, K.
........ Nation, C.
2002 Campanaro, G.
........ O’Brien, J.
2003 Henricus, I.
........ McCarty, J.
2004 Barr, C.
........ Mexted, T.
2005 Wilson, M.
........ Young, A.
2006 Hurley, M.
........ Phillips, N.
2007 Macrae, N.
........ Rix, K.
2008 Maas, T.
........ Tomkins, J.
2009 Richardson, J.
........ Stekelenburg, L.
2010 Cailes, B.
........ Jelfs, L.
2011 Chisholm, T.
........ Kvant, A.
2012 Bennison, E.
........ Panckridge,E.
2013 Russell, S.
........ Sheridan, A.
2014 Breer, J.
........ Panckridge, B.
2015 Bennison, I.
........ Fuller, B.
2016 McNamara, B.
........ Wootton, C.
2017 Breer, H.
........ Shannon, E.
2018 Midgley, C.
........ Thacker, W.
2019 Delaney, N.
........ Roderick, G.


Heads of House:

1939 - 1939 Lester, E. B.
1961 - 1962 Lester, E. B.
1974 - 1974 Barley, C. J.
1981 - 1982 Harris, W. J.
1982 McLaren, M. J. (Term II)
1997 – 1997 Fulton, A.
1998 – 1998 Lean, C.
1999 – 2000 Fulton, A.
2001 – 2001 Jackman, A.
2002 – 2002 Cochrane, I.
2003 – 2003 Smith, E. K.
2004 - 2004 Gallus, M.
2005 - 2006 Jackman, A.
2007 - 2014 Donovan, G. J.
2015 - 2018 Smith, E. K.
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