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Avenue of Excellence

The Tintern Grammar Avenue of Excellence has been established to formally celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements and contributions of extraordinary Alumni in their field of endeavour.

It is our vision to inspire current and future students to pursue excellence in a wide range of areas including:

  • Community or Public Service
  • Sport
  • Arts
  • Sciences
  • Commerce and Industry

The Avenue of Excellence further embodies the triumphs and sacrifices of extraordinary Alumni who have proven their abilities at a national or international level; the dedication and self-sacrifice of individuals who persevered to ensure that they achieved the highest level of excellence.

Inaugural Avenue of Excellence inductees

Professor Emeritus Charlotte Morrison Anderson AM

(YG 1932) (1915 – 2002)

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Louise Hearman

(YG 1981)

Archibald Prize Winner

Scotty James

(YG 2013)

World Champion Snowboarder

Professor Emeritus Helen Quinn AO

(YG 1959)

Acclaimed Physicist

Helen Reddy

(YG 1958)

Grammy Award Winning Artist

Cr Kate Redwood AM

(YG 1966)

Community Service Advocate

Mavis June Robertson AM

(1930-2015) (YG 1946)

Superannuation Leader and Social Justice Campaigner

Professor Melissa Southey

(YG 1984)

Molecular Geneticist

Penelope Thwaites AM

(YG 1960)

Concert Pianist and Composer

Kathy Watt OAM

(YG 1982)

Olympic Champion Cyclist

Avenue of Excellence Celebration Dinner Highlights Video

Enjoy this short video showcasing the highlights of the Celebration Dinner.

Introducing the Avenue of Excellence

For more information on the Avenue of Excellence please contact Di Lacey or Tegan Martin in Community Relations on 9845 7877 or communityrelations@tintern.vic.edu.au.

 

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