High marks 50 oarsome years – Gallery

March 1, 2024 BY

The 2014 winning crew Patrick Hawkes, Geordie Lukich, Milli Bilson, Jacob McMickan and Nic Holding.

WHILE the competition for the Head of the Lake was fierce last weekend, Saturday night saw people past and present from Ballarat High come together to mark half-a-century of the school’s rowing program. Photos: MICHAEL CURRIE

Sara Fields and BHS principal Stephan Fields.
Milli, Helen, and Remi Bilson place bids in the silent auction.
Maureen Payne and Ben Murray.
Chris Weir and Mike Bellingham were members of the 1969 winning Head of the Lake crew.
Bernadette Purton and Robert Simmonds director of sport and rowing at BHS
Chris Nielsen, Nic Moran and Kyle.
Eliza Hopkinson and Jenna McCartney.
The event featured a display of memorabilia from the school’s rowing history.
The 2014 winning crew watch a replay their race.