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2021 AUSTRALIAN ROWING RECRUIT – BLAKE SHEPPARD

THE STUDENT

 

 

Attends:

Brisbane Boys College, QLD Australia

 

 

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 470
  • Maths: 530
  • Total Score: 1000

 

 

Predicted GPA:

TBA

 

Preferred Course of Study:

Sports Psychology

 

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • 2018 – BBC Top Student for Year 10 for increased GPA
  • Mathletics Achievement Award

THE PERSON

 

About Me:

  • Quiet Thinker
  • Kind
  • Hopeful
  • Dedicated
  • Caring

 

Leadership & Community:

 

 

School:

  • 2019 – The Salvation Army Appeal, Brisbane Boys College raised over $10 000
  • 2019 – Amnesty International Student Leader
  • 2018 – Amnesty International Fund raising
  • 2018 & 2019 – BBC Mentorship Program
  • 2018 – BBC Campbell House Certificate of ‘Kindness and Good Character to Others’ winner
  • 2012 – 2017 – ANZAC Day March BBC Pipe Band

 

 

Community:

  • 2019 – Fund raising ‘Water Wells for Africa Brisbane Boys’ College Campbell House
  • 2018 – Volunteering for Year 10 BBC Country Community Service trip to St George
  • 2018 – Friends with Dignity Australia, Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence to Re-Build Their Lives – Certificate of Appreciation
  • 2017 & 2018 – Red Shield Appeal

 

Personal Quote:

‘Truth Well Told’ – to always be honest and truthful with myself and others.

THE ATHLETE

 

Height:

6’2″

 

Weight:

188lbs

 

2km Ergo:

6.35

 

Seat:

6th Seat

 

Strengths:

  • Technique
  • Strong work ethic
  • Fit, strong athlete on & off the water
  • Driven and relentless as an athlete
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Persistence to continually improve
  • Mental fortitude to overcome setbacks

ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS

Notable Teams Represented:

 

 

  • Championship Schoolboy First VIII (BBC 2019 Head of the Clarence River 2nd)
  • Championship Schoolboy IV (BBC 2019 Head of the Clarence River 3rd)
  • Brisbane Boys’ College State Rowing Championships U19
  • Brisbane Boys’ College School Championship States U17
  • Brisbane Boys’ College GPS Rowing 2015 – Present
  • Brisbane Boys’ College 2015, 16, 17,18 Water Polo First Division
  • Brisbane Boys’ College 2013, 14, 15 Basketball First Division
  • Brisbane Boys’ College 2018 Debating Second Division
  • Brisbane Boys’ College 2011,12, 13, 17 GPS Swimming
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Pipe Band  2011 – 2017
  • Toowong Rowing Club

 

Awards Received:

  • Brisbane Boys’ College Year 11 2km Queensland Rowing State Championships – Gold Medal 2019
  • Brisbane Boys’ College U19 State Rowing Championships – Third Place 2019
  • Brisbane Boys’ College School U17 Championship States – Third Place 2018
  • Brisbane Boys’ College GPS Rowing Undefeated Premiers 2017
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Excellence in Performance 2017
  • Toowong Rowing Club – U19 Brisbane Head of the River – First Place
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Water Polo First Division – Premiers 2015 -2018
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Basketball First Division 2013 – 2015
  • Brisbane Boys’ College GPS Swimming 2011 -2013 & 2017

 

Notable Rowing Achievements:

2019 – Rowing Queensland School Championships

  • 1st in the four
  • 3rd in the eights
  • 2nd in the quad

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If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Maria Hopes
Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes