It was great to see so many Alumni attend last Sunday’s 5-year and 20-year reunions. Whether it’s been a few weeks or many years between catching up, the Bialik connection was as strong as ever. The 5-Year reunion group even re-enacted some of their lunchtime downball antics.
Charlie Nissen OC’07 turned a dream into reality when he created Hunted + Gathered. He and brother, Harry Nissen OC’08, produce delicious, ethical chocolate, with a strong emphasis on the wellbeing of the cacao growers, as well as leaving a small footprint on the environment. The Nissens control the sourcing of beans and flavour profiles, creating chocolate from bean to bar
Last time we heard from Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus OC ’07, they were making headlines for their “Books on the Rail” initiative, setting books loose on Australian public transport services to be read, enjoyed and left for the next person to do the same. Their love of reading has now inspired the best friends’ latest endeavour, a novel called
Mazel tov to Stephen Bornstein OC’06 for winning the Engineers Australia Young Professional Engineer of the Year! Stephen, who is currently a capability engineer at Airbus, has made great strides in his career so far and is an inspiration to our budding Bialik engineers. He studied Aerospace Engineering at Monash Unviersity before being employed as a graduate at BAE Systems
Keren Dobia OC’04, an accredited professional photographer, has been named as the 2017 AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year by The Australian Institute of Photography. Keren studied a Diploma of Photoimaging at NMIT, where she is now a lecturer, has exhibited her pieces at various galleries and also works as a creative director for theatrical compositions, designing, creating and