John Selmon, Sanderson’s 1947-1952 (January 2016)

Very sadly, we have heard that John Selmon passed away peacefully on Monday 4 January 2016.
John's lifelong association with the College began in 1947 when he joined Sanderson's in May that year. He excelled at football, playing in the First X1 in 1952 and was also a member of the Athletics Team. In 1951 he was made Head of House and became a Prefect, leaving in 1952 and going on to Brasenose College, Oxford in 1953. Following a successful career at director level in marketing and advertising for national newspapers, John became Director of Development at the Institute of Directors 1976-1990. John joined the College as the first Director of Development in 1990, he also edited the Fifth Edition of the Lancing Register in 1994. On leaving his post at the College in 1998, he then went on to edit the Lancing Club magazine for 14 years and loyally served on the Lancing Club Committee for many years.