Stories that Inspire

You never walk alone at Scots. Over 150 years of students have shaped the School in their own way, each leaving a legacy and something for students to strive towards. Our Alumni community is a diverse group of many interesting people from the region, Australia and abroad.

8338216-3x2-700x467Britteny Cox (Class of 2012)
Mogul World Champion

Tell us a bit about your me at Scots and life as a Boarder.

I began boarding at Scots in Year 7. My brother, Hamish, who is four years older than me, was also a Boarder at Scots and was there to look out for me. While we only lived an hour away in the Kiewa Valley town of Mt Beauty, the bus ride was about an hour and a half each way, so our parents gave us the op on of Weekly Boarding. This meant we could engage in sport a after school and it also le more me to study. Life as a Boarder was a fun experience and it was great to become friends with students from many different rural towns. Living away from home in Year 7 seemed a bit scary, but The Boarding Community at Scots was welcoming and relaxed and it was an easy transition. Read more..

 

 

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Christopher Durling (Class of 2001)
Actor

What did you pursue when you left Scots and why?

I was fortunate enough to be accepted to study a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre at The University of Ballarat (now Federation University). Being a part of a company putting on a show, baring yourself to an audience, was one of the most intimidating and rewarding things I had ever experienced – and this is why I chose to pursue acting. Once I realised that I could do it (acting) as a ‘job’, I knew that nothing else would suffice. Read more..

 

 

 

08_Suzanne_YoungSuzanne Young (Class of 1986)
Strategy, Transformation, Finance, Leadership and Culture

Tell us a bit about your time at Scots.

I grew up on a farm “Cora-Lynn” at Kikoira, west of West Wyalong; about 4 hours north west of Albury. I was a Boarder. Interestingly, my Dad attended the School when it was known as Albury Grammar School. We had the same Mathematics teacher – Mr Free. Read more…

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