Monday 23 November 2015

Principal Rod Fraser’s final farewell

On Friday 20 November, 300 guests gathered in Buckley Hall to say a final farewell to Rod and Sandy Fraser. Current and past staff, alumni and parents were welcomed by the Chairman, Peter Kempen. Deputy Principal and Head of Plenty Campus, Deb Sukarna, spoke eloquently about Rod’s inspiring leadership and numerous initiatives that occurred over the 20 years of his Principalship. Geoff Brown, Executive Officer of the OIGA, followed with a light hearted account of life at the School during the Fraser era, especially from a past student’s perspective. Doug Golden, Deputy Chairman of the Board, made special mention of Sandy’s wonderful support of Rod and the School, and expressed the sentiments of everyone present when he wished both Rod and Sandy all the best for their life after Ivanhoe Grammar School.