Seven deserving Southern Highlands students will receive a Veolia Mulwaree Trust scholarship on Friday, 19 May at TAFE NSW Goulburn to assist in following their career aspirations.
The students were selected based on their financial need and involvement in the local community.
The Veolia Mulwaree Trust scholarships provide financial support for students in Local Government areas supported by the Trust to continue their studies and encourage professional working relationships between students and employers.
David Guthrey, TAFE NSW Manager District Operations – Highlands congratulates the students on being successful in achieving their 2017 scholarships.
“The Veolia scholarships are very important in assisting local students to achieve their vocational training goals. We thank the Veolia trustees for their ongoing support they continue to provide to our students,” he said.
The Veolia Mulwaree Trust provides four general scholarships and three Agricultural scholarships which is a strong training area at TAFE NSW Goulburn.
The students chosen to receive the Veolia scholarships are:
- Sarah Angela Sylvester – will use her $1,500 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study and continue her learning to pursue Primary Education teaching at university.
- Cameron Phelps - will use his $1,500 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services and to pursue a career in surveying.
- Tanisha-Rose Gannon - will use her $1,500 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Individual Support and to pursue a career supporting and helping the community.
- Maggie Nolan – will use her $1,500 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Pathways to Further Study and to pursue a career in journalism.
The students chosen to receive the Veolia Agricultural scholarships are:
- Janelle Spowart – will use her $2,000 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Agriculture to increase the productivity and self-sufficiency of her twenty-four-acre farm.
- James Heeley - will use his $2,000 scholarship to complete courses in Agriculture, Horticulture, and Conservation and Land Management to gain experience and practical skills in these areas.
- Kami Boerma - will use her $2,000 scholarship to complete the Certificate III in Agriculture and pursue the dream of owning a farm to run sheep and cows.
The Veolia Mulwaree Trust has been supporting students from TAFE NSW since 2010.