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Henry Smith Club Dinner 2017

On Thursday 12 January 2017 at the splendid East India Club, President of the Henry Smith Club, Sir Peter Gershon CBE FREng, hosted the inaugural HSC Dinner for current members and supporters of the RGS Foundation.

Established three years ago and aligned to the launch of the Changing Lives bursary campaign, the Henry Smith Club is named after its founder who was one of the great Elizabethan philanthropists. Today, the club has 54 members and currently sponsors five children at RGS as part of the social mobility initiative.

Former RGS pupil Sir Keir Starmer KCB QC MP, spoke of his fond memories of his time at school and of the first class education he received which laid the platform for his successful career.

With over 60 attending the evening, Sir Peter Gershon took the opportunity highlight the pivotal role RGS had played in changing his life and thanked the room for their wonderful support with the Changing Lives campaign and in particular the advocacy of Henry Smith Club members.

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