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Bishop's College School NOTABLE ALUMNI

Many private schools in Canada have numerous graduates who have gone on to great things. Learn about a school’s most influential, important, successful, and famous alumni.

List of Alumni

Alumnus Grad Year Accomplishment
Sir H. Montagu Allan 1878 Banker, Lieutenant-Colonel, and Deputy Chairman of the Allen Shipping Line. Donated the Allen Cup (hockey).
Jake Eberts 1959 Award-winning film producer, with such notable films as: Chariots of Fire, Gandhi, Dances with Wolves, and Chicken Run.
Reginald Fessenden 1884 Pioneering inventor in radio. Conducted possibly the first radio transmission of voice and music.
Harry Wickwire Foster 1920 Major General who commanded two Canadian divisions in the Second World War.
Andrew Hamilton Gault 1900 UK Member of Parliament and Brigadier General. Privately raised the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry for the First World War.
Sir William Heneker 1885 A Canadian born General of the British Army, (one of only a few to reach this rank). A respected military strategist and thinker.
George Hurst 1944 Celebrated conductor. Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, and visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London
Hartland MacDougall 1894 Ran MacDougall, MacDougall and MacTier, a prominent Montreal investment firm. Hockey player inducted into the Canada Sports Hall of Fame. Helped create the Montreal Forum.
Andrew McNaughton 1905 Canada's leading General during the first phase of World War II. Also served as Chief of the General Staff, a diplomat, and politician.
Eric Molson 1955 Chairman of Molson Coors and Chancellor of Concordia University. Honorary director of the Bank of Montreal. Member of the Order of Canada.
Hartland Molson 1925 Canadian Senator, noted philanthropist and member of the Molson family, and owner of the Montreal Canadians
Michael Ondaatje 1961 Canadian author and poet. Winner of the Booker Prize for "The English Patient". Also won the Governor General's Award.

What Bishop's College School says about their alumni network:

  • Homecoming - BCS hosts a Homecoming weekend every year at the end of September to welcome alumni and friends back to campus.
  • Annual BCS Golf Tournament - A popular event during Homecoming weekend benefitting student scholarships and financial aid.
  • Heneker-Williams Society - Created by the Board of Directors of the BCS Association in 1998 to honour individuals who, by leadership and example, have set the standard for volunteer support of Bishop’s College School and King’s Hall, Compton.
  • Annual Alumni Soccer Game, BCS vs Stanstead - The yearly tradition dates back to 2012 when Stanstead College beat out a strong BCS side to win the first soccer game played in Mexico with alumni from both local schools.
  • Annual Alumni & Friends Hockey Tournament - Every year, we host a friendly hockey tournament where our past students form teams and compete against each other for fame and glory.
  • Annual Toronto Golf Tournament
  • Annual Cadet Review - For over 150 years, the BCS No. 2 Cadet Corps has had an annual inspection in which all our students participate. Alumni & friends are invited to attend. Alumni who have served at least four years in a cadet corps are also eligible to receive a Cadet Service Medal during the ceremony.
  • The BCS Bulletin - BCS releases a bi-annual magazine featuring school news, alumni community events, class notes, and articles highlighting members from the BCS community.

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