Beaulieu College Alumni
Welcome to the Beaulieu College Alumni page.
10th Anniversary Alumni Gathering.
A reminder to all our 2009 Alumni members that the 10th Anniversary Alumni Gathering will take place during 2019. A date is still to be set for this event.
We continue to get information about our alumni. Thank you for keeping in touch with Beaulieu College. We would appreciate any news and achievements since you left Beaulieu College! Have you graduated and which university did you attend? Did you go overseas for a dynamic work experience? Tell us what you have been doing with your life. Are you now married?
We were delighted to have received visits from four of our Alumni members during the week of 12 November 2018. Thank you to Josephine Liang (2011), Kerry-Lee Durrant (2004), Sean Falconer (2001) and Lloyd Falconer 2004 for coming by! It means so much to see our Alumni return.
DID YOU KNOW? Siobhan Trenor and Kevin Johnston are married! Congratulations to our class of 2008 Alumni members. Beaulieu College pupils and staff wish you both the very best for the future!
NEWS SNIPPETS FROM OUR ALUMNI:
August 2018: Nelisa Shabalala is studying B.Comm Management Accounting at Stellenbosch University. She was selected in September 2018 to be a member of the Stellenbosch University Choir from 2019. The Stellenbosch University Choir has been voted as the best in the world by Interkultur for the last five years running against 1 000 other competitors and will be participating in a music competition in Belgium in 2020.
September 2017: Golden Key International Honour Society Congratulations to Patrick Moehrke, Abigail Pepper and Tuscany Kitch (Alumni 2015) who received membership to the Golden Key International Honour Society at the University of Pretoria.Golden Key is an internationally recognised, non-profit organization affiliated with over 370 universities throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Africa, India and the United States. Membership into Golden Key is by invitation only, to the top 15% of university students. Selection is based solely on the criteria of their academic achievements. The Society’s mission is to enable members to realize their potential by connecting individual achievement with service and lifelong opportunity.
James Anderson, class of 2015, is playing rugby for the Pennsylvania University in America and has also been nominated to be part of the university's Leadership Programme (2018).
Jesse Salo and Sizwe Mthembu, Alumni 2015, have both graduated from Tukkies. Jesse Studied B.Comm Finance and Sizwe B.Comm Marketing. Both are completing their Honours years in 2019.
Lexi Stais, class of 2014, is residing in Germany now where she is doing Show Jumping on a full-time basis. During July, Lexi won her 1st 4 Star Grand Prix in Elmlohe. She was awarded the German Golden Riders Badge in Verden on 5 August 2017 by the German Equestrian Federation.
April 2016:Congratulations to Richard O'Brien (Class of 2010) who received his Bachelor of Science Honours in Computer Science with distinction. Richard also obtained honorary colours for academics and awarded the Roelf van den Heever/Epiuse prize for the best student in Computer Science at Honours level!
The College received notification from the University of Stellenbosch that the following College alumni members have completed the following degrees. (2012)
Timothy Hammond BSc (Biodiv & Ecology)
Tyronne Veltman PgCE
Dirk Klopper BEng (Civil)
Carla Weightman BScFood Sc (Food Sc with Bioch)
Megan Smit BA (Humanities)We wish to congratulate our past pupils on graduating.
BRENT LURIE (CLASS OF 2008)
Steady, consistent play by the team's five varsity players led the Statesmen golf team to its best finish in six years as Penn competed at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships.The squad's five players were separated by just seven shots as Seb Stobart (So., Harare, Zimbabwe, St. Georges College) topped the team by carding a 229 (78-75-76) to tie for 16th out of 40 players. Geoff Dammann (Fr., Wyoming, Midland HS) was just one stroke behind Stobart in 18th place with a score of 230 (76-77-77), while Mattias Carlsson (Fr., Uddevalla, Sweden, Agnebergskolan HS) was one stroke behind Dammann in 19th with a score of 231 (75-81-75). Adriaan de Villiers (Fr., Akasia, South Africa, Akasia HS) tied for 21st at 233 (78-76-79) and Brent Lurie (Fr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Beaulieu College) was 25th overall at 236 (77-76-83). Read more on the following link: http://www.statesmenathletics.com/article/2766.php
CHRISTOPHER GARSIDE (CLASS OF 2001)Christopher joined Beaulieu College following losing 4 months of schooling after being knocked down by a hit and run under age driver in August 1998…… He completed Matric along with the College’s first group of matrics and went on to join Midrand Alarms where he worked for a short while. Following this, he took a gap year after which he joined “Out of Africa” stone, where he came into contact with owners of ‘Cast Projects” – building company based in Fourways. From there he came into contact with the owner of Vital Steel Projects cc, in Olifantsfontein, and joined them where he is presently being groomed to “take over” when the owner retires. His current project is the Gautrain Station at Centurion.
STACEY-LEE FAIRHURST (CLASS OF 2008) Stacey-Lee Fairhurst received an invitation to join the Golden Key International Honour Society by the University of Pretoria. According to the invitation, she is in the top 15% of academic achievers in her field of Study (Psychology) at the University of Pretoria. The Golden Key membership is by invitation only. With this there is the opportunity to be recognised internationally, get connected with their corporate partners, apply for scholarships and awards, develop leadership skills, give back to society through community service, network with members at conferences, workshops and other events. These are life-time membership benefits that are offered. She will be attending the ‘New Member Recognition Ceremony’ on the Tuesday 19 October 2010. “Many thanks to the school, here is such good proof of what comes out of the teaching, ethics, support and everything that Beaulieu College offers and stands for.”
MAX DEDEKIND (CLASS OF 2010)Max graduated with a BComm Accounting degree on 3 March 2014. Well done Max and best wishes as you prepare yourself for your honour this year.
SIOBHAN TRENOR (CLASS OF 2008)Siobhan Trenor was also invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society after receiving 4 firsts at the end of her first year of BSc at Rhodes university. Testimony indeed to the calibre of a pupil that Beaulieu College is sending out there.
TF LE ROY: (CLASS OF 2005)TF matriculated at Beaulieu College in 2005 and went on to Stellenbosch University where she proceeded to study her LLG (VG). We have just received a letter of congratulations from the Rector of the university confirming that she received her degree at the recent graduation ceremony.