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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington. Vol. 21, No. 9. June 19th 1958. Election Supplement

Men's Vice-Pres. — John Hercus

Men's Vice-Pres.

John Hercus


Conceived Rio de Janeiro, 1935.

Reared Tibet, educated Greenland.

Christened after that old carol: "Herk, the Herald Angels sing . . ."

Rise to Fame:

Enrols at V.U.W., 1953.

"George" Snooker Champion, 1954.

Becomes particularly interested in Dramatic activities, 1955—Stage Manager for Drama Club, '55-56.

Member of Committee, Drama Club '55-56.

Joins Extrav for the next five years, "leaper supreme" in Male Ballet, '58.

Co-manager for S.C.M. Bookstall, '56.

Graduates B.Sc, '56.

Represents Vic. at Indoor Basketball, 54 to '58.

Advertising Manager for Cappicade, '57.

Prominent speaker for the Maths and Physics Society on Space Travel and Satelites, '57.

Elected Fellow British Interplanetary Society, '57.

Completes papers for M.Sc, '57.


Originates "Shazan-Boom" routine.


Elected to the Executive, '57,

Cappicade Organiser, '58.

Co-Controller Procesh, '58.

Winter Tournament Sec, '58.

Winter Tournament Delegate '58.


Stands for the New Executive, '58.

or Brian Shaw