(information from 1967 Gaytonian)
In the European Schools' day competition, Stuart Kenner, of A. VI. M., was awarded one of fourteen scholarships for essay writing, in the Senior Section, and Simon Benson, of IIB, won third prize in the Junior art section, with an adaption of Kitchener's famous war-time poster.The Madrigal Society won awards a Festivals in Uxbridge, Ruislip and London. In the presentations of the Mayor of Harrow's 'Youth of the Year' Award, the school was well represented. Third place in the whole competition went to VSO pioneer, Trevor Hancock. A Gold Award was won by Barrie Fischer, who is now in St. Helena on VSO. Silver Awards were won by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, former Head Boy and now at Peterhouse College, Cambridge; by Peter Sadler, who went to Norway with the British Schools' Exploration Society; by David Ziderman, now a medical student in London, and by T. E. Gale. With Peter Sadler in Norway was Andrew Middleton; the School was honoured in having two of our number chosen for this trip. Michael Portillo, of IVA, was placed third in the Hispanic Council's Prize competition. T. J. Bloomer and A. Small went to the World scout Jamboree in Idaho, USA., during the first two weeks in August, as representatives of the Fourth Harrow. Stephen Cheeseman was awarded an RAF Flying Scholarship at cranwell, where he will start in March, 1969. Paul Nurse won his Advanced Gliding Certificate. Sports The School Athletics Team won the Twickenham Cup at the Middlesex Sports, coming first out of 49 schools. The School Swimming Team won the Harrow School's Senior and Junior Cups. R. G. Smith, of 1N, was placed second in the Middlesex Schools' Swimming Gala, in the Minors' breast-stroke. In the Harrow Borough Canoe Race, in May, P. LeBlond and R. Layzell, both of A. VI., were placed third.