Lets start with your Full Name:

Thomas  Sullivan

 

How old are you?

16

 

Who’s your AFL team?

Tiges

 

Where were you studying last year?

The Pavilion in Preston

 

How did you hear about the Academy?

Mum heard about it somewhere and straight away thought of me. She told me about it and I was all for it!

 

What was the application process like for you?

It was a nerve racking process trying to ensure I put myself in the best position to get accepted but in the end it was well worth it.

 

Did you have to convince your parents to let you attend or were they on board from the beginning?

My Mum being the one who heard about it and suggested it to me was all for it and so was my Dad. I had and still have great support from my parents.

The fact that my biggest passion, footy, has been incorporated into my schooling is just great and makes it a lot easier to attend and enjoy school.

Tom Sullivan

So, how has your first term gone so far, is it everything you expected?

So far its been great. Clifo (our teacher) has me and the rest of the boys engaged everyday and makes school enjoyable. I also love all the different opportunities and experiences we are being provided with.

 

What’s it like getting to hang out with footy legend Alex Rance while you’re at school?

It’s surprisingly chilled out having Rancey with us. He’s always asking us questions and helping us with our work whenever he can which is great coming from someone we all look up to.

 

What is the best thing about attending The Academy?

The fact that my biggest passion, footy, has been incorporated into my schooling is just great and makes it a lot easier to attend and enjoy school.

“I haven’t put a huge amount of thought into what I want to do after school but I hope that by the time I get there, I’ve opened up multiple opportunities and pathways for myself.”

What do you hope to do at the end of your studies at The Academy?

I haven’t put a huge amount of thought into what I want to do after school but I hope that by the time I get there, I’ve opened up multiple opportunities and pathways for myself.

 

If you could meet anyone famous (dead or alive) who would it be?

I’d love to meet Eminem and chat to him about his life experiences and stuff like that because I find him very interesting.

 

Who is your biggest supporter?

Definitely my parents and girlfriend. They back my every move and are always there for me.

 

What do you like to do when you’re not living and breathing footy?

I like to spend my downtime hanging out with my mates and my girlfriend .

“I love all the different opportunities and experiences we are being provided with at The Academy.”

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