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2021 Australian Rowing Recruit – Blake Sheppard

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:

185lbs

2km Ergo:

6.35

Seat:

4th 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:

  • Queensland Rowing Pathways – Development Crew 2019
  • Brisbane Boys’ College U19 State Rowing Championships
  • Brisbane Boys’ College U17 School State Championships
  • Brisbane Boys’ College GPS Rowing 2015 – Present
  • Toowong Rowing Club
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Water Polo First Division 2015 – 2018
  • Brisbane Boys’ College GPS Swimming 2011,12, 13, 17
  • Brisbane Boys’ College Basketball First Division 2013 – 2015

Awards Received:

  • 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

The Student

Attends:

Brisbane Boys College, QLD Australia

Predicted GPA:

TBA

Preferred Course of Study:

Undecided

Academic Awards/Achievements:

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

References, Resume & High School Transcript

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Student Athlete Resume: Click to View


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