Assumption College, Kilmore

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Assumption College
Sutherland Street
Kilmore, Victoria 3764
Coordinates 37°18′2″S 144°56′35″E / 37.30056°S 144.94306°E / -37.30056; 144.94306Coordinates: 37°18′2″S 144°56′35″E / 37.30056°S 144.94306°E / -37.30056; 144.94306
Type Independent, day and boarding
Motto Latin: Quae Supra Quaere
(Seek the Things that Are Above)
Denomination Roman Catholic
(Marist Brothers)
Established 1893[1]
Principal Kate Fogarty
Employees 140+
Gender Co-educational
Enrolment 1,200 (7-12); 72 boarding students.
Colour(s) Royal Blue, Sky Blue & Gold
Entrance to Shandon House

Assumption College (often known as ACK, where the K stands for Kilmore) is an Australian Roman Catholic co-educational secondary day and boarding school. The school is located in the town of Kilmore, Victoria.

Founded in 1893 by the Marist Brothers, Assumption College first took boarders in 1901, in response to the educational needs of the Catholic families throughout regional Victoria and New South Wales. Assumption was established as a boys' school and this continued until 1971 when the school became co-educational. Female boarding commenced in 1995.

The current principal is Kate Fogarty.

Assumption College is a Marist Schools Australia (MSA) school. Th Marist Brothers still maintain an active interest in the school. Assumption has had a long sporting association with the Associated Grammar Schools of Victoria (AGSV) and for many years, was known as the "football nursery" in recognition of the large number of students who went on to play Victorian Football League and Australian Football League football.

As well as being tremendously strong in sporting achievements, the college has also produced many students of significant achievement in law, medicine, the arts, religious life and politics.

Notable alumni[edit]




Australian Football League[edit]

Adelaide Football Club
Carlton Football Club
Collingwood Football Club
Essendon Football Club
  • Neale Daniher - Captain 1982, bar injuries would be member of 1984-85 Premiership teams, Best and Fairest 1981,
  • Jason Johnson - Member of 2000 Premiership team, Best and Fairest 2001, 2005, All-Australian 2001
Fitzroy Football Club
Fremantle Football Club
Geelong Football Club
Gold Coast Football Club
Hawthorn Football Club
  • Shane Crawford - Member of 2008 Premiership team, Captain 1999-2004, Best and Fairest 1998-99, 2002–03, All-Australian 1996, 1998–99, 2002, Brownlow Medallist
  • Peter Crimmins - After whom the Best and Fairest is named, Member of 1971 Premiership team, Captain 1974
  • Ben Dixon
  • Kevin Heath - member of 1971 Premiership team
Melbourne Football Club
North Melbourne Football Club
Richmond Football Club

Sydney Football Club Mark Kinnear 97/98

St Kilda Football Club
Western Bulldogs

National Rugby League[edit]

North Queensland Cowboys

Northern Football League[edit]

Kilmore Football Netball Club
Laurimar Football Club


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Schools". History. Marist Brothers Melbourne Province. Archived from the original on 2008-07-19. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 

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