John Anthony (Tony) Gibson

John Anthony (Tony) Gibson (1956-1960)

Tony was the son of Bert Gibson who was a long time master at the school who was in charge of Agriculture. As a boy Tony was a significant rower. As a fourth former he was in the First IV and in his last two years was in the First VIII and Captain in his last year. This led to a lifetime interest in rowing. He joined the West End Rowing Club the year he left school and that association lasted more than half a century. He was involved with every aspect of the club and was its president and a Life Member. He passed away in 2014.