QR National Scholarship Program

Recipients and Mentors

QR National Scholarship Recipient
  Name: John Gemmell
Town: Barcaldine
School: The Cathedral College, Rockhampton
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Mark Graham
Town of Origin: NZ
Resides in: Gladstone
NRL/SL Games: 145
Origin: N/A
Tests: 28 (NZ)
Other: NZ Rugby League Player of the Century
QR National Scholarship Recipient
  Name: Elijah Edwards
Town: Theodore
School: St. Brendan’s College, Yeppoon
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Jason Hetherington
Town of Origin: Baralaba
Resides in: Gladstone
NRL/SL Games: 170
Origin: 8 (QLD)
Tests: 2 (Aus)
Other: 2000 Australian Sports, Medal Winner
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Jed Myles
Town: Monto
School: St. Brendan’s College, Yeppoon
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Gary Larson
Town of Origin: Gladstone
Resides in: Gladstone
NRL/SL Games: 250
Origin: 24 (QLD)
Tests: 9 (Aus)
Other: Holds the record for most consecutive State of Origin games.
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Jordan Young
Town: Rockhampton
School: St. Brendan’s College, Yeppoon
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Matt Sing
Town of Origin: Rockhampton
Resides in: Yeppoon
NRL/SL Games: 314
Origin: 24 (QLD)
Tests: 15 (Aus)
Other: 200+ career tries
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Martin Mare
Town: Mackay
School: Mackay State High School
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: PJ Marsh
Town of Origin: Blackwater
Resides in: Blackwater
NRL/SL Games: 157
Origin: 4 (QLD)
Other: Played in consecutive NRL Grand Finals in 2000 and 2001.
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Kalyn Ponga
Town: Mackay
School: Mackay State High School
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Rhys Wesser
Town of Origin: Rockhampton
Resides in: Sydney
NRL/SL Games: 218
Origin: 4 (QLD)
Other: Holds Penrith Panthers all-time try-scoring record at 113 tries.
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Peter Copping
Town: Rolleston
School: St. Brendan’s College, Yeppoon
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Alan McIndoe
Town of Origin: Emerald
Resides in: Emerald
NRL/SL Games: 163
Origin: 8 (QLD)
Tests: 1 (Aus)
Other: 1991 Leading Tryscorer & scored 5 tries for Illawarra vs Gold Coast in 1991
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Lachlan Landskey
Town: Bundaberg
School: Shalom College, Bundaberg
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Nick Kenny
Town of Origin: Rockhampton
Resides in: Groot Eylandt
NRL/SL Games: 78
Other: 2009 Brisbane Broncos Clubman of the Year & 2009 Australian Kangaroos Train-on Squad
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Teykoa Nagas
Town: Bundaberg
School: Bundaberg State High School
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Sid Domic
Town of Origin: Rockhampton
Resides in: Bundaberg
NRL/SL Games: 228
Other: Designed Inaugural Indigenous All-Stars jersey
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Jacob Van Zanden
Town: Emerald
School: St. Brendan’s College, Yeppoon
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Steve Bell
Town of Origin: Emerald
Resides in: Emerald
NRL/SL Games: 221
Origin: 5 (QLD)
Other: Scored 111 career tries & played in two grand-finals for Manly against Melbourne (2007-08)
QR National Scholarship Recipient
Name: Caleb Tull
Town: Rockhampton
School: The Cathedral College, Rockhampton
QR National Scholarship Mentor
  Name: Justin Loomans
Town of Origin: Rockhampton
Resides in: Yeppoon
NRL/SL Games: 79
Other: CQ NRL Bid Junior Development Team Trainer and Coach of CQ Indigenous All-Stars Team.