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David (Matheson's 2000-05) was named goalkeeper of the tournament at the recent Richard Docherty Indoor Hockey Tournament.He was playing for Grange hockey club, finishing a very respectable 4th place.
The Richard Docherty Tournament is run in memory of Richard who was a hockey player who died suddenly in a diabetic coma, all funds raised went to charity (this year £5000). The tournament had many Olympic athletes playing so it was a great achievement for David to win this award.
We are delighted to announce a new range of Glenalmond Champagne and Wine in time for Christmas 2012.
To find out more information please click on the advertisement.
OG and Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin MacDonald (Skrine's 1981-86) has been awarded the highly coveted Coutts Grierson Trustees' Award 2012. At the award ceremony, vice chairman of the Grierson Trust and BBC Commissioning Editor said that Kevin "has already made an outstanding contribution to the art and craft of the British documentary…masterful storyteller, a director who is always trying to get to the core of his subjects and explore human truths." His first theatrical documentary, One Day in September, won the Oscar in 2000. Subsequent feature documentaries include Touching the Void (BAFTA for best British film 2004), My Enemy's Enemy (2006), Life in a Day (2010) and Marley (2012). Kevin has also made a number of award winning feature films, including The Last King of Scotland (2006), State of Play (2009) and the forthcoming How I Live Now.
Undergraduate Success at Cambridge
Two young OGs at Cambridge have been hitting the headlines recently; Amber Ace (Home 2002-08) in the winning Kings College team in University Challenge and Alice Strang Steel (Home 2006-11) winning a Rowley Mainhood award at Emmanuel College for outstanding academic potential based on her achievements at A level.
Douglas Allan (Goodacre's 1953-58)
Hugo Allan (Patchell's 1982-87)
Andy Brydie (Skrine's 1985-90)
Jeremy Fenton (Cairnies 1962-66)
Simon Fraser (Skrine's 1966-71)
Rory Gibson (Goodacre's 1974-79)
Graham Guthrie (Patchell's 1949-1953)
Andrew Johnston (Patchell's 1974-79)
Fred Lawson (Goodacre's 1955-59)
Alastair Montgomery (Matheson's 1967-72)
Arthur Muirhead (Patchell's 1946-52)
Andrew Simpson (Patchell's 1985-89)
Des Bassett (Hon OG)
Joe Stewart (Hon OG)
If you qualify for membership of this exclusive club of those who have climbed all 284 of the Munros and would like your name added to the list please email Louise Davidson
Alumni Montium - Sixty years of Glenalmond and its people
Alumni Montium ('children of the mountains) takes its title from the opening
lines of the Glenalmond Carmen: Adeste, quotquot estis,/Alumni Montium.
The sixty years from 1948 to 2008 have witnessed great changes in the College,
from quasi-monastic seclusion to full co-education. It is the story of a community
adapting to developments in the outside world, yet preserving its essential character.
To order your copy, please contact the Development Office 01738 842046.
Price £30 plus p&p
The History of the Old Glenalmond Golfing Society
1933 - 2008, written by Andrew Primrose OG.
Copies available from the Development Office. Price £10, plus £1 postage.
Please phone or email Maureen Marshall for more details.
Michael Walker and Sandy Dudgeon, both past OG Club Chairman,
resplendent in their OG Blazers. Blazer material available through the
Development Office, priced at £35 a metre. Please phone or email Maureen Marshall
for further details.
Director of Development & Alumni Relations:
Telephone: 01738 842 025
Email: Maureen Marshall
Development & Alumni Relations Administrator:
Telephone: 01738 842 046
Email: Louise Davidson