Historical information

Joan (Herbert) Howard entered Clarendon Presbyterian Ladies College as a five-year-old in 1942. A consistently high-achieving student Joan was awarded Dux in 1944, Equal Head of Form 1947 and 1948, Honours 1949 and a Form prize in 1950. In 1952 Joan obtained her Leaving Certificate on five subjects and was awarded the I C Ross memorial prize for French and a first prize from L'Alliance Francaise de Victoria.

Inscriptions & markings

Book plate inside front cover: Clarendon Presbyterian / Ladies College / Ballarat / Crest and Motto / Awarded to / Joan Herbert/ Prize DUX / Form 1A / Helen I Mathieson / Principal / December, 1944