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Humans of Hilton College


Humans Of Hilton College is inspired by the lovely humans in our community. They are people of character and often behind the scenes: kind, curious and sometimes a little quirky.

Humans Of Hilton College is inspired by the lovely humans in our community. They are people of character and often behind the scenes: kind, curious and sometimes a little quirky. The boys profiled here might not be top of their class or make the first team. But make no mistake, they will make their mark in the world. And it will be good.

June So

The Soldier

“The Soldier.” That’s how June So will be remembered by the boys in his boarding house. For he is the boy who walked the 160-kilometre Grade 10 journey in a pair of sandals. In the sweltering heat and the pouring rain …

Campbell Ivins

Art that agitates

Campbell Ivins’s art provokes a response. And not because it tackles hot-button topics like white privilege and toxic masculinity. His treatment of these sensitive subjects reveals more about the Grade 12 learner …

Harry Bailey

Grit and humour

Harry Bailey is a poster boy for conservation at Hilton College. Earlier this year, he ran 100 kilometres over two days, raising R160 000 for rangers on the frontlines of the war against rhino poaching…

Jabulani Kunene

True as steel

Serene, steady, and true as steel. That’s Jabulani Kunene, who has worked as a lab technician in the science department at Hilton College since 1978. “It has been my only job, and I’ve stayed because I love it…

Charmaine Padayachee

Deputy Housemaster of Falcon

Lionel Julius

McKenzie Housemaster