High School: Was a four-year letterwinner in diving at Shadow Mountain High School ? Inducted into school Hall of Fame ? Named SMHS Male Athlete of the Year as a senior ? Was a two-time state champion in the one-meter event ? Became a junior national champion as a junior ? Named most valuable player for all four seasons ? Earned all-state in all four seasons ? Garnered All-America honors as a sophomore ? Ranked sixth in country as a junior ? Named captain for junior and senior seasons ? National Honor Society and Principal?s Honor Roll ? Vice President of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Anthony William Burkhardt on Jan. 18, 1985 in San Diego, Calif. ?. Parents are Cathy and Rob Burkhardt ? Has a younger sister, Marie (15) ? Hobbies include building model bridges ? Majoring in civil engineering.
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