May's edition of Our Alumni features Frankie Kearns. In 2014, Frankie co-founded The Park Brewery with her husband and now runs the business full-time. She spoke to us about the challenges of running a small business through Covid, and shared some memories of her time in Fenwick.
News from OBs
Emma Bishop (Blackshaw), granddaughter of Bill and Elizabeth Blackshaw, completed the London Marathon at the end of last month, raising a staggering £75,000 for Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
Will Bicknell-Found is a comedy actor, as well as a private tutor and luxury goods marketeer. "Pool Noodles", Will's show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2022 proved a huge hit, selling out and getting some great reviews.
The Leonardo Competition, sponsored by Old Brightonian Philip Mitchell (Ha. 1960-65), has this year seen its most successful year to date.
The literary magazine Granta will this week publish its Best of Young British Novelists 5 and Old Brightonian Saba Sams (Se. 2009-12) will be included in this prestigious edition.
VIDEO: Marcus Smith (Le. 2001-17) and Alex Dombrandt, Harlequins teammates, visit the Brighton i360 before the Big Summer Kick-Off
Marcus spoke to Alex about growing up in Brighton and his time at the College as they enjoyed the sunny views from the i360 tower. They spoke about playing against each other’s schools, and how it felt to score a try at Twickenham.
Chinat is founder of Quest2Learn, a start-up venture that is building virtual labs to improve hands-on experiential learning. Already, they have worked with the likes of Johns Hopkins and Chinese University of Hong Kong. Recently, Chinat was accepted into Stanford to study in their graduate master's program in Learning, Design, and Technology, where he will be further expanding his work with Quest2Learn, while also exploring the future of AI in education.
Last week, King Charles visited Sandhurst for 200th Sovereign’s Parade for his first time as monarch. Old Brightonian Major General Zac Stenning (Ha. 1985-90), Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), met the King for the Parade.