Jeppe High School for Boys Association
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The JBA Board of Directors consists of the following individuals:

Dale Jackson (Eland, 1990)
Dale is a former head prefect of the school in the 1990 Centenary Year and a qualified chartered accountant by profession. A third generation Jeppe boy, Dale initially joined the JBA in a volunteer capacity for 12 months in 2009 but was convinced to join the Jeppe staff in a fulltime capacity in July 2010.

Eugene Stolk (Impala, 1997)
Eugene Stolk was the first of his family to attend Jeppe High School for Boys, his brother Matthew soon followed (Matthew first attending the Prep school and then matriculating from Jeppe Boys in 1999). After matriculating in 1997 Eugene went to the University of Witwatersrand to study for a Bachelor of Commerce degree double majoring in Information Systems and Finance. In 2001 Eugene graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Information Systems from Wits. Now eight years later Eugene has completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Education. He is currently head of Sable Day Boy house, head of the Prefects, and at one time or another been the Master in Charge of Waterpolo, Rugby and Aquatics. He sits on numerous bodies in the school including the Colours committee, the Recruiting and Marketing committee as well as the Governing Body as a Staff Representative. More recently Eugene has taken on the role of Secretary of the Jeppe High School for Boys Association and devotes all of his non-teaching time to this role. He writes the monthly newsletter, manages the social network and works on the JBA website. 

Rob Katzen (Oribi, 1986)
Rob is a third generation Jeppe Boy who, along with his father and grandfather, was also a Headboy of the school. He qualified as a chartered accountant at Wits and is currently Business Development Director of Avi Ltd. Rob and his brother were instrumental in setting the basis for what we now call the JBA when they approached the Headmaster in 2008 with the proposal to create the business arm of the school.

Kevin Robins (Oribi, 1974)
Kevin has been heavily involved in the life of the school for many years, both as a parent on the Governing Body as well as in the resurrection of what at the time was the Association of Jeppe Old Boys and now the JBA. Kevin is the General Manager of Amsteele Systems and in his spare time he administers the list of Jeppe Old Boy Sports Achievers.

Grant Parker
Grant has also been part of the administration structure of the school for many years. He has been on the Governing Body as well as the Rugby Patrons Association for close to a decade now having had two sons pass through the school, his eldest being elected as headboy of the school. Grant currently works for Interwil South Africa.

Headmaster Anton Dempsey
Mr Dempsey has a fine track record in education.  He has taught at Robertsham Primary (Educator and HOD), Laerskool Theo Wassenaar (Deputy Principal), Aloe Ridge Primary (Principal), Glenvista High (Deputy Principal) and Rand Park High (Principal). He spent two years working for the Gauteng Department of Education as an IDSO (Institutional Development and Support Official).  Some of his responsibilities at the GDE included co-ordinating the High School Matric Improvement Strategy, providing financial training for schools, facilitating Anti-Bias courses and co-authoring Guidance for School Managment. While a Principal at Rand Park High, the school was awarded the National Education Department Award for Special Consistent Improvement as well as a district award for Participation and Improvement.  Mr Dempsey has also been heavily involved in the sporting arena as a SARU referee, a GLRU Exco member as well as a Craven week referee. Mr Dempsey is married to Iris and they have two children, Chani Leigh and Byron James.

Our contact details are:

Dale Jackson (Eland, 1990)
JBA Business Manager
Eugene Stolk (Impala, 1997)
Secretary of the JBA

Penwell Magagula (Oribi, 2005):
JBA Office Manager

Our Physical Address:

  Centenary House
Jeppe High School for Boys
Good Hope Street
Kensington, Johannesburg


The JBA is certainly not a closed club and should you wish to become formally involved in any of the portfolios, or serve on the board, we would welcome your expertise and encourage you to contact us in this regard.


In the past twelve months, the JBA has established the following branches, with the contact details of those responsible for co-ordinating Old Boys within those regions, included:

Cape Town
George Barbour (Class of 1959)
Stuart Whittaker (Class of 1984)
Michael Quail (Class of 1956):
Keith Dyer (Class of 1963)

United Kingdom

Michael Wright (Class of 1986): michael dot wright at striata dot com
Rico Cachucho (Class of 1996)
Sydney / Australia
Andrew Lorking (Class of 1987)