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Trust Update - 13th October

Another year has flown by too quickly and as the school wishes the 2017 Matrics farewell, the ODU welcomes their newest recruits. 
At a welcome tea held  for the ‘Class of 2017’ Matrics,  Trustee of the Bishops Trust, Paul Burton (1984K) challenged the boys to give back to their school; a school that has not only been a part of their identity for the past 5 years but will continue to be for the rest of their lives.  He encouraged the boys to pledge support in whatever capacity they could afford and for this pledge to increase as they progress in life.  He advised that the fees already spent at Bishops, primarily covered teaching and operational costs and emphasised that little was left for the extras; extras that will continue to generate excellence for future generations; extras that will ensure that we produce leaders for a transformed society.
We are extremely grateful to our newest ODs who have pledged monthly contributions to the 175
  • Michael Burton
  • Faheem Goolam Mahomed
  • Robert Jack
  • Joseph Hughes
  • Ayden Labuschagne
  • Blair Phelan
  • Matthew Norton
  • Dylan Evans
  • Dayaan Cassiem
  • Ghaalieb Kenny
The Bishops Trust also wishes to sincerely thank Debbie Coombe and the Grade 11 parents for their fundraising efforts which raised R80,000.   We thank the following parents who generously pledged contributions towards the Hamilton Mvelase Bursary Fund.
  • George van Niekerk
  • Elmien de Kock
  • Louis Stassen
  • Wendy Rohrer
  • Jack Newman
  • Neil Warren
  • Rob McDonald
  • Lyndon/Sally Burt
  • Anne Diggle
  • Rob Coombe
  • Anonymous
  • Karen Lupini  
  • Mark Alexander
  • Beth Barty
  • Kevin Aron
  • Za Halle         
  • Lisa Comitis
  • Toni Bowker
  • Grant Nelson
  • Helena Janisch
  • Clyde Rossow
  • Archie Bell
  • Anonymous
  • Gwenhwyfar Burton  
  • Kathy Leslie

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