New Principal – Mr Kyle Thompson

Date: September 2, 2017

Watch this short video introduction from the new Principal at SCOTS PGC College during his recent visit. We are planning

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New Principal Announced

Date: July 26, 2017

New College Principal to commence in Term 4, 2017 Click the link below to read more. New Principal_Media Release_Kyle Thompson

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Tartan 2016

Date: June 20, 2017

To view a flipbook of the 2016 Tartan Yearbook please click on the link below: Tartan 2016 Yearbook   <!–

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Zonta Breakfast for International Women’s Day

Date: March 13, 2017

In Week 7, Zonta held their annual International Women’s Day Breakfast at the Warwick RSL Kings Theatre. Guest Speakers included

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Darling Downs Swimming Selection

Date: March 3, 2017

Congratulations to Tom Winter, William Gilmore and Toby Gilmore who have been selected in the Darling Downs Swim Team to

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Swimming Success

Date: March 3, 2017

On Wednesday 1st March, five of our JAM students represented the Southern Downs at the Darling Downs Swimming Championships held at

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Honouring 42 SCOTS PGC boys who lost their lives

Date: May 19, 2015     Posted by: Carmel Cowley

The College clock tower was stopped at 4.30am to mark the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.

An emotional mood was set when the College Pipes and Drums marched through the green gates to the Cenotaph for SCOTS PGC College’s ANZAC memorial service held on Friday April 24.

In front of over 400 people attending the ceremony, the College Choir and Pipe Band performed Amazing Grace. Four students were dressed in First World War uniforms whilst the 11th Light Horse Montrose Troop stood proudly as the names of the 42 SCOTS students who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation during World War II were read out and crosses laid in their honour.

This year RAAF Warrant Officer, Keith Lambert Hamilton, who was killed on 26th April 1945, was honoured for his services to our country.

Keith enrolled at SCOTS College in 1938 and after two years of being a boarder he returned home to Mackay before his interests saw him join the No 3 Wing of the Air Training Corp in Mackay, where he passed the Proficiency Certificate in August 1942, and reached the rank of Corporal.

Keith Lambert Hamilton gave his life for his country and the SCOTS College community will never forget his sacrifice and as one student wrote in the College “Clansman” in June 1942 after the principal, John Dunning informed the college assembly of the first Old Boys to die in World War 2:

“His name will always remain with Scots
not merely as a name but as that of a
college hero who has given his life that
many more Scots boys may yet have a
life as free as his has been. We honour
him as a preserver of our freedom; he is one
of whom we shall always pay undying tribute”.

DSC_0038Families and friends of the Hamilton family travelled far and wide to attend the ceremony. One family member said he had been involved in many services in both the military and the police and said without doubt the ceremony conducted in honouring the fallen was the most touching and rewarding experience he had the privilege of being involved in and the commitment to ensuring the legacy of those young men who died or were killed serving their country will always be remembered at the college.

 

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