Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

High Achiever Is Eyeing Career in Economics; Travis Is One of Several Rocky School Graduates to Secure an OP1

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

High Achiever Is Eyeing Career in Economics; Travis Is One of Several Rocky School Graduates to Secure an OP1

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Byline: Ellie Sibson tmbully@capnews.com.au

A UNIVERSITY major in statistics is just the number for Year 12 graduate Travis Duff after he secured an OP1.

aIt was predicted that I might get a one, but a few of my friends called me saying they had fallen back by two places so I wasn't sure,a said the Cathedral College student, who resides in Rockhampton.

aI checked my result online. I was going to wait for the mail but got a bit anxious.a

TCC principal Rob Alexander said the school was very happy with his result.

aI'm very pleased for Travis. He's a very intelligent young man and has worked very hard to utilise the skills he has to achieve this result,a he said.

Travis wants to be an economist or actuary and has plans to study a dual degree in economics and science, majoring in statistics, at the University of Queensland next year. …

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