Since graduating in 1979, Evie Taylor Gough have done many exciting things with her life including owning her own Personal Training Business. We caught up with Evie to see what else she has been up to since graduating.
What have you done since graduating?
I've Travelled Overseas, completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Griffith University, had my son – Aleksandr, Worked as Research Assistant, Tutor, Lecturer – Griffith University, Got Married, Worked in Signwriting Business with my Husband, and completed 2 Diplomas in Fitness & Nutrition – TAFE Qld.
What do you do for a living now?
Co-Founded & Manage our Personal Training Business
with my husband -- UXL Fitness
Do you think your time at Holland Park helped you to
Yes – it fostered my love of athletics & being a small school allowed me
to compete in various athletic events. It felt like the teachers really cared about us - & were
able to give each student their time & attention.
This school also helped me realize my true passion which
is helping others achieve their Fitness, Nutrition & Health goals.
Who was your favourite teacher?
My favourite teachers would have been Mrs Bond (Maths) and Mr Phillips (Physics). They made the subjects understandable.
What was your most memorable moment as a student?
Receiving a Half Blue for Athletics & every year
competing at State Titles for Athletics.
Do you feel that Holland Park has changed much since you
No – thankfully. It was a lovely school when I was
there. Still lovely when my sister was there – 3 yrs later & still fantastic school when Aleksandr was School Captain there.