Sir John Warcup Cornforth (1933), AC, Kt, CBE was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1975
Many Sydney High Old Boys have attained high distinction in their post-school lives. Some of them are listed below, including, recipients of Australian and Imperial honours, professors, judges, international sporting representatives, and members of various parliaments around the world.
Further names are always welcome. Please e-mail nominations to the OBU Secretary
These High Achievers lists will form the basis of the “High Achievers Wall of Fame” that will be rolled out in the School over the next couple of years.
- Order of Australia
- Imperial Honours
- Members of parliaments and legislatures
- International sporting representatives
- Rhodes Scholars