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Salient.The Newspaper of Victoria University College. Vol. 19, No. 4. April 6, 1955


A Ged 21, Barry Boon, who received his earlier scholastic training at New Plymouth Boys' High School, came to Victoria in 1952 and started out on the road to a LL.B, one which he is still following.

From the first Barry has shown intense interest in the activities of the tennis and golf clubs. He first represented VUC as a member of the Winter Tournament golf team in 1952, and he put up an extremely good performance to come runner-up. Since then Barry has held his place in the team and was golf controller when Tournament was held here in Wellington in 1954.

In the field of tennis Barry has had even greater success. He entered the VUC tennis team for Easter 1955 and since then he has gone from strength to strength, A well earned NZU Blue was received by him in 1954 in which year also Barry was a member of the Wellington Wilding Shield team. In this last season he has had a run of provincial successes in Wellington, Taranaki and Wanganul.