Alex Gauld 2018 All American
Alex Gauld is a junior at Sweet Home High School in Amherst, NY. He is the founder of his school’s bass fishing team and club. Alex also plays varsity golf, lacrosse and serves as a partner athlete on his school’s unified sports team. This is a unique program that pairs students that have special needs with students that demonstrate compassion and sportsmanship.
He has competed as a high school angler in the NY Bass Federation and TBF State Championships in 2016 and 2017. He has fished numerous open tournaments with his father and is often near the top of the field.
At school Alex is involved in numerous clubs and activities. These include: Jazz Ensemble (guitar), stage crew, Students for Hope, Co-President of German Honor Society, Male Athletic Association, Sweet Home Sports Central (reporter) and National Honor Society. He has balanced these endeavors with a challenging course load while maintaining high academic standards.
Alex has volunteered his time over the past several years teaching fishing basics to young, aspiring anglers at fishing clinics and seminars. He has also planned and executed creek cleanups along local waterways close to his school.
Alex’s plans for the future include pursuing an environmental science degree and eventually practicing environmental law.