Month

May 2015

JONATHAN KNOPP (P95-00) IS NOW LIVING IN NEW ZEALAND WORKING FOR SOUTHERN SPARS

Jonny is now married to Ruth, has two children Sofia (nearly 3) and Hunter 9 months. He works for Southern Spars (the other half of North Sails) in Auckland designing exceedingly tall masts for very expensive yachts. see worlds tallest mast (his design) at http://www.southernspars.com/RADUPLOADS/Southern%20Spars/SS5314%20ATD%20Newsletter%2037_v6.pdf and father with daughter in the bottom part of the top section of the mast, built in 3 pieces

TWO YOUNG OSS RETURN SAFELY FROM NEPAL

Two former pupils of Sedbergh School returned home from Nepal just days after the country’s devastating earthquake. Phoebe Hollings (R), 18, from Cumrew, near Carlisle, and Roger Strachan (H), 19, from Thorner, Leeds, were both in the country as part of their Gap Year. Moved by the survival of their friends and the suffering of the Nepalese, Sedbergh School pupils and staff raised and donated just over £1,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee last week and both Roger and Phoebe continue to raise funds through their own Just Giving websites. Roger Strachan had been teaching English at the Chandi School...
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