Brisbane State High School Captains Gohwoon Ok and Luke Hatherell and Vice-Captains Lulu Elliott and Max Hepperlin confidently lead the Prefect team in the school’s 100th year.
Gohwoon said, “Our aim as a Prefect group is to strengthen our connections both inside and outside of the school and promote supporting the diversity within our public education.” Gohwoon has demonstrated leadership through her involvement as a Junior School Captain, Peer Supporter and as a Debating Coach. She has also have been involved in BSRA Rowing, Student Representative Council, Debating and Vocal Ensembles. Gohwoon said, “I am passionate about working and studying towards a career in the medical field.”
Luke is excited to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities this year, including GPS Cricket, Rugby and Swimming. He looks forward to celebrating State High’s history in its centenary year. Luke said, “After graduating, I am interested in pursuing a career in property economics or business analytics.”
Lulu has enjoyed being a Junior School Leader at State High and coaching a junior netball team. Her extra-curricular involvement includes QGSSSA Netball, Swimming and Touch Football. She plays water polo outside of school and has competed in the Queensland School Sport program. “After Year 12, I am looking to pursue my passion for the finance industry and I look forward to travelling again!”
Max has represented the school in many activities, including GPS Rowing and Football, Debating and School Production. He has also represented the Miller electorate at Queensland Youth Parliament in 2020 and, in Year 9, he was the Junior School Captain for Excellence. Max said, “In the future, I want to develop my passion of economics and monetary policy at university so that I can work at the Reserve Bank of Australia.”
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