2022 NT Youth Round Table biography - Boyd Cook

Boyd is a young Aboriginal man from Ti Tree who has lived in Tennant Creek all his life where he is currently finishing Year 11 at the Tennant Creek High School and a Certificate II in Rural Operations.

Boyd is an Umpire Coach for the Barkly AFL Under-16; a Senior Player Leadership Group Member for the YDU Football Club; a member of the Fundraising, Public Speaking Leaders Group with the Clontarf Foundation; and a regular public speaker for presentation nights at the Tennant Creek High School.

Boyd enjoys going to school and playing football as well as being a role model for young kids in and outside school. Boyd also likes speaking in public about his life.

Boyd says:

"I would like to bring a young Barkly voice because I want to speak for my community and share what young people need while developing my leadership skills. I also want to meet new people, learn new things and make good friendships."

Last updated: 19 December 2021

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