The Old Brightonian Community
Ross Chisholm (Du. 2007-09) made his 100th appearance for Harlequins 1st team this weekend after 10 years at the Club.
We are excited to hear that Nigel Carrington (Le. 1969-72) has been appointed an Honorary Fellow to St John's College, Oxford University.
Our OB this month is Australia-based Jeff Cheema, whose inspiring career history includes delivering around $1B of infranstructure across Australia, ranging from telecoms, to oil and gass, iron ore mines, roads and buildings. We were delighted to catch up with him at last year's OB Sydney dinner in December, and hear more about his life down under.
The 1957 Rugby season did not start off or end successfully. By January 1957, the 1st XV Coach E.L.B. Turner, had played eleven games. Of these eleven, there was only one victory, one draw, and a whopping nine defeats, including a 3-29 trouncing by St. John’s, and a 0-23 humbling by Cranleigh School.
Beverley Brown (née Lowres) left Brighton College in 1979. She is now an Interim Content Director working on digital transformation projects and has had a successful career working for international organisations including SGS and PayPal. She’s still in touch with several other 1979 leavers and they meet up regularly to put the world to rights.
Jion Sheibani's debut picture book Lily and the Polar Bears has just been published by one of the world's great publishing houses, Faber & Faber.
Our very own Dixie McDevitt (Se. 2011-18) has secured a leading role in a brand new national tour of a stage adaptation of one of Julia Donaldson's biggest books.