BlogTrailblazer 2023Amelie Elischer-Sproul – John Curtin College of the Arts | Top 50 Year 11 & Year 12 Trailblazer 2023

Amelie Elischer-Sproul – John Curtin College of the Arts | Top 50 Year 11 & Year 12 Trailblazer 2023

Amelie Elischer-Sproul

What are the Trailblazer Awards?

The Trailblazer Awards celebrates Year 11 and Year 12 students beyond their ATAR, recognising those who have overcome personal challenges and used their final year of school to positively impact their community.

Our Trailblazers will have the opportunity to build their personal brand and profile as a future leader, learn how to successfully apply for Early Entry, Scholarships, Co-Op, and Cadetships Opportunities, and so much more!

Find out how Amelie navigated her senior schooling differently throughout 2023!

Introducing: Amelie Elischer-Sproul

Category: Sport & Elite Competitions

School: John Curtin College of the Arts

State: WA

Career Aspiration: Political Science/Dietetics/Sports Physiotherapy


  • Auditioning for The Society Academy Mega Crew and attending World of Dance this year.
  • Dedicated up to 10 hours a week to extra training rehearsals, pushing the boundaries of dance and redefining its representation.
  • Engaged in various activities, including dance (hip hop, contemporary, ballet), swim squad, swim teaching, babysitting, and trial shifts to become a squad coach.

What makes Amelie a Trailblazer?

Amelie is a trailblazer who has left an indelible mark on the world of dance. As a dedicated dancer, she has auditioned for The Society Academy Mega Crew and secured a spot at the prestigious World of Dance event. Her commitment to pushing the boundaries of dance and redefining its representation is evident in the countless hours she devotes to extra training rehearsals.

Amidst her dance journey, Amelie encountered a challenging knee injury. However, her unwavering determination and positive mindset allowed her to overcome the setback and continue excelling in her craft. Amelie’s resilience and ability to find positivity even in difficult circumstances have become an inspiration to others.

Academic challenges have also shaped Amelie’s journey. This affected her focus during exams, resulting in decreased marks and impacting her overall predicted ATAR. Despite these obstacles, Amelie remains driven to succeed and has already seen improvements in her Year 12 performance. Her ability to persevere in the face of adversity showcases her resilience and determination to achieve her goals.

Beyond her dance and academic pursuits, Amelie has demonstrated leadership qualities throughout her educational journey. As head girl of her primary school and class captain in Year 8, she has shown a natural ability to lead and inspire others.

Amelie’s involvement in extracurricular activities extends beyond dance and academics. She actively participates in various activities, including hip hop, contemporary, and ballet. Additionally, her passion for swimming led her to join the swim squad, where she further hones her skills. Amelie’s dedication to giving back is evident through her work as a swim teacher, teaching children at Gnarabup beach during the holidays. She has also taken on babysitting responsibilities and is currently completing trial shifts to become a squad coach.

Looking ahead, Amelie aspires to pursue a career in political science, dietetics, or sports physiotherapy. Her diverse interests and experiences will undoubtedly contribute to her success in these fields. Amelie’s trailblazing spirit, coupled with her resilience, leadership abilities, and dedication to making a positive impact, positions her as a remarkable individual on the path to achieving her dreams.

Amelie’s unwavering commitment to dance, her ability to overcome challenges, and her dedication to personal growth make her a true trailblazer. Her journey serves as an inspiration to others, demonstrating the power of perseverance and positivity in the pursuit of one’s passions. With her remarkable talent, leadership skills, and diverse skill set, Amelie rightfully earns her place among our Top 50 Trailblazers!

The Top 50 Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazer Awards

The Trailblazer Awards aim to identify and celebrate students who use their final years of school to invest holistically in the skills and experiences that will maximise their own future opportunities and make a contribution to the future of our society.

Our winners for the Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazer Awards have demonstrated initiative in volunteering for their school or community, have participated in co-curricular activities, and have held leadership positions within their schools.

Learn more about who placed in the Top 50 Year 11 and Year 12 Trailblazers here!

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