Former Students


JACK SHEEDY:  John “Jack” Sheedy is a former AFL footballer and coach. He is considered one of the greatest WA footballers ever and is a member of both the Australian and West Australian Football Halls of Fame. He played 360 senior football matches, kicking 528 goals, and coached 272 games.  He attended what was then Richmond State School and Fremantle Boys’ School, captaining both schools’ football teams.


PATRICIA McCASKIE:  Went on to Princess May School and Perth Business College, and is now a great grandma.


SIR WILLIAM HESELTINE:  Private Secretary to the Sovereign – Queen Elizabeth II – from 1986 to 1990 and Private Secretary to Sir Robert Menzies, Prime Minister, from 1955 to 1959.  He joined the Royal Household as Assistant Press Secretary to the Queen in 1965.  He was educated at Richmond State School, Christ Church Grammar School and UWA.


ALAN REED:  Flew 100 missions in Vietnam War flying USAF Phantom aircraft 1968. Awarded two US Distinguished Flying Crosses. Appointed Officer in Order of Australia 1989. Author “Invited to a War”. Air Vice Marshal AO, RAAF Retired. Educated at Fremantle Boys High School, RAAF Staff College, Joint Services Staff College.


ROBERT FLOYD:  Went on to Fremantle Boys School, got a BSc Agriculture (UWA) and MPhil Horticulture (Massey University), and is now retired.


DARYL WILLIAMS:  Former Australian politician who was a member of the House of Representatives from 1993-2004 and Attorney General in the Howard Government from 1996-2003.  He attended Richmond State School, Perth Modern School and UWA before becoming a Rhodes Scholar.


MARGARET AUSTIN (SPRY): Went on to Princess May School, became a hairdresser and married harness racing champion Lou Austin, who trained San Simeon.  As a couple Margaret and Lou achieved the highest awards in the Harness Racing industry.


NAUREEN TANNER: Went on to John Curtin SHS and Fremantle Technical School, and is now a photographer.


TAHNEE ATKINSON: Won Australia’s Next Top Model in 2009 and works as an international model.


LUCY CLEMENTS: Established her own theatre company, New Ghosts, in 2014 which she has since used as a platform to create and produce new work. She has a number of theatre credits. Lucy attended JCCA and WAAPA after Richmond PS and has a Bachelor of Performing Arts.


JACK CRAWFORD: Attended CBC Fremantle after Richmond PS and is loving life as a roof carpenter.

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