Jells Park Primary School Alumni

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Chris CHENEY (1980 - 1986)

Christopher John Cheney (born 2 January 1975) is an Australian rock musician, record producer and studio owner. He is the founding mainstay guitarist, songwriter and lead vocalist of the band The Living End, which was formed in 1994 with school mate Scott Owen, who also attended Jells Park Primary School.

Chris grew up in Wheelers Hill, an outer-eastern suburb of Melbourne. His father is Noel Cheney. At the age of five years he saw his first rock performance at VFL Park, which was close to his home – it was a gig by United States stadium rockers, Kiss. He attended Jells Park Primary School in between 1981 and 1987 and then Wheelers Hill Secondary College. He later studied Jazz at Box Hill Institute of TAFE between 1994 and 1995. Cheney started playing guitar at the age of six he taught himself how to play by listening to AC/DC cassette tapes over and over and practising what he heard.

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Toby WALLACE (2004 - 2007)

Toby Wallace (born 6 June 1995) attended Jells Park Primary School from the age of 8 until leaving at the end of Year 6 after moving to Australia from the UK.

Toby made his Netflix debut as Campbell on ‘The Society’. Toby has appeared in numerous productions in Australia including Neighbours, Romper Stomper and Return to Nim’s Island and is set to star in the upcoming comedy, “Babyteeth”.

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Jack ROSS (2006 - 2012)

Jack Ross (born 3 September 2000) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He played junior representative football with the Oakliegh Chargers in the TAC Cup and won the club's best and fairest player award in 2018. He was drafted by Richmond with the 43rd pick in 2018 AFL draft and made his debut in round 4 of the 2019 season.