This is the second Bevan John Shield
The Touchstone December 1939 p. 9: House rivalry was greatly stimulated on Sports' Day by the gift of the Bevan John Shield. The Shield is made of rosewood with silver plates attached, on which is to be inscribed the name of the Winning House. Also each year an enamel band the colour of the victorious house is to be placed around the silver plate. We are grateful to MrJohn for his generous and much appreciated gift.
Old Collegian and parent of old collegians Morgan B John (BC 1923) was President and Council Member 53yrs of SMB Ballarat, Foundation President & Council member 1975-88 BCAE (Univ of Ballarat). The son of M W B John Pleasant St, twin brother of James, brother of William, David & Ian, Parent of Beverly, Gwynion, Marg & Catherine(Kate).
Hardwood shield with ornate silver scroll and shield title plates and 30 winner plaques 1951 - 1997 (some winner plaques have more than one year).
Inscriptions & markings
Engraved on scroll: BEVAN A JOHN SHIELD
Engraved on title plaque: CLARENDON / PRESBYTERIAN / LADIES COLLEGE / Inter-house / ATHLETICS
Engraved on presentation plaque: Presented / 1951