Shepherdson College 40th Anniversary

June 27, 2010

Shepherdson College School Council invites all past staff and students, along with any supporters of the school and students, to come to Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the school at Galiwin’ku being officially named Shepherdson College on 15 August 1970.

Celebrations will involve various activities at the school and in the community from 13 to 16 August, culminating in an official reenactment of the naming of Shepherdson College on Sunday 15 August 2010, including the unveiling of a replica of the original plaque.

Details regarding travel options, accommodation possibilities, ways of providing assistance in any way, can be sent on request. Contact can be made to the school or directly to Kay Thurlow, convenor, coordinating committee. Kaye’s contact details are: telephone: 08 8970 5153; email:; postal address: PMB 248, Winnellie NT 0822.