PEER SUPPORT LEADER 2009
The Principal of Birkenhead College described Troy Shipman as "a well-known and much admired character in the College community. Intelligent and focused, capable and accomplished." He received certificates for Excellence in Graphics, Art and English and was 1st place in Yr 11 French and 2nd in Mathematics. At school Troy's involvement in music, art and cultural activities was extensive.
Troy completed a Bachelor in Design and Visual Arts from Unitec at the end of 2014 and has ambitions to eventually teach at secondary school level.
He is currently working at his Scholarship Partner, Warehouse Stationery in Albany, as a furniture specialist and also teaches Latin and Ballroom dance at Stepz Dance.