Reid

Pastoral Leader: Mr Chris Rigano
Colour: Red
Br Douglas Herman Reid (1923 - 2000)

The Reid House was established in 2000 as one of the five foundation houses in the Ignatius Park College Pastoral System.

The House was named after Brother Douglas Herman Reid, the first Principal of Ignatius Park College and an old boy of the Townsville Brothers at Our Lady's Mount. Douglas was born and raised in South Townsville.

As well as carrying the load of the founding Principal Brother Reid also fulfilled the roles of Superior and teacher of Senior subjects. A hard working and dedicated man, Doug's determination to fulfil his role was inspirational as only a few knew. Ignatius Park College has blossomed in 40 years. May the generations never forget the personal suffering of its founding Principal - and the sweat, blood and tears of the pioneering parents, staff and students. The naming of the Reid House is a fitting tribute. (Bro Brian Cumming cfc)

The House has drawn its spirit from that of Brother Reid, with an emphasis on participation and a holistic approach to life at Ignatius Park College. This has resulted in many successes for the house none more so than a culture of hard work that is passed from one generation of "Reid Man" to the next.

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