In 2012, De La Salle College celebrated 100 years of offering Catholic education to boys in Melbourne.
Over one hundred years ago the founding Brothers arrived from Ireland and started the first classes in the original campus in Stanhope Street, now the Tramways Museum.
The enrolment of 54 boys that first year has grown both in number and in reputation. Today De La Salle boasts a student population of 1,200 boys spread across two campuses and an alumni of more than 14,000 Old Collegians. This community has shaped our history and the proud tradition that is De La Salle College, Malvern.
The College celebrated across a variety of events to celebrate the milestone of our 100th year.
With Faith and Zeal Resplendent
To celebrate the centenary of De La Salle College, Malvern, we are very proud to announce the publication of a 120 page, full colour, hardback pictorial history of the history of the college. This beautifully illustrated book, entitled With Faith and Zeal Resplendent, was initiated and co-authored by alumni Nicholas Quin (1963) and Steve Stefanopoulos (1992). The college is indebted to both men for their outstanding endeavour. This superb book showcases the many people, places and events throughout our 100 year journey. From the beginning, when three pioneering brothers opened the school in 1912, this book features photographs, documents and objects from the college archives and lists our academic and sporting honour boards, names of all the brothers who taught at the college, the 1912 enrolment register of our first students together with staff and student lists for 2012. This family memento will be enjoyed by many generations of Old Collegians, now and in the years to come. The book will be available following its launch after the Centenary Mass on 18th May. To secure your copy of this limited release publication, contact the College on 9508 2100 or download the order form.