Congratulations to the following Old Haleians who have been recognised in the King's Birthday Honours List for 2023. Their contribution and dedication to their chosen fields eptomises the School's motto of 'Duty'.
MATTHEW LUTTON (1994-01)
Awarded an OAM in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours List for service to the performing arts as a director. Matthew has won numerous awards including best production and best director. He was also acknowledged as Young West Australian of the Year for the Arts in 2005 and Western Australian Citizen of the Year Youth Arts Award 2010. His career spans over 20 years working in the arts however, he is most well known for his work as co-chief executive officer and artistic director of Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne.
TOBY MORRELL (1990-94)
Awarded an OAM in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours List for service to cricket. Toby was included in the King’s Birthday Honours List for 2023 and awarded an OAM in the General Division for service to cricket. Toby has been coach of the WA Blind Cricket Team since 2019 and was previously a committee member of Blind Sports Western Australia. He is a passionate volunteer at the local level, with a 15 year relationship with Quinns Rocks Junior Cricket Club where he held the Director of Coaching position until 2022. Toby is a life member of Quinns Rocks Junior Cricket Club and was instrumental in building girls’ cricket and inclusion programs at the Club. He is currently Head of Female Cricket at Wanneroo District Cricket Club.
LEON PERICLES (1962-65)
Awarded an AM in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours List for significant service to the visual arts. Internationally aclaimed and collected, Leon has been an artist and printmarker for over 50 years. He as received many awards and was a finalist for the Arts and Culture category Western Australian of the Year award in 2021. Leon has dedicated his life to the arts including establishing the Dido Fellowship, an annual residential fellowship for fine arts graduates at Pericles Studios since 2000 and has been Patron of the Printmakers Association of Western Australia since 2003.