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Rotorua Trust helps pave path to tertiary study

Rotorua Trust helps pave path to tertiary study

The Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust presented 43 local school students with Tertiary Study Awards at a special ceremony last night (10 February 2014).

Each recipient walked away with a grant valued at $2,000 per year for a
maximum tenure of four years.

Trust Chairman Grahame Hall said almost 840 Rotorua students have received Tertiary Study Awards, at a value of almost $6million, since the scheme began in 1996.

“The awards are provided to assist with full time undergraduate studies at any New Zealand Tertiary Institution for students who have attended a secondary school in the Rotorua District,” Mr Hall said.

Awards are made following close evaluation by the selection panel of an applicant’s academic achievement, leadership skills and community involvement, which includes their involvement in school activities.

“The selection panel has once again been very impressed by the calibre of the applications. This is largely due to a team of people at each secondary school
working very hard to support students at their respective schools,” Mr Hall said.

“I would especially like to thank fellow members of the selection panel, Trust Deputy Chairman, Jo-Anne La Grouw and Trustee, Trevor Maxwell, as well as Trust staff, for their support this year in the selection process.”

This year’s Tertiary Study Award recipients are:

Dylan Boddis Western Heights High School

Rebecca Boles John Paul College

Caitlin Casey John Paul College

Stephanie Cogger John Paul College

Awatere Douglas Te Kura O Te Koutu

Grace Eriksen John Paul College

Rebecca Firth John Paul College

Samantha Grace Rotorua Girls’ High School

Kale Grahame Reporoa College

Morgana Grose John Paul College

Sophia Hanson Western Heights High School

Sayaka Hughes John Paul College

Georgina Hyde John Paul College

Laura Jackson Western Heights High School

Gloria Kim Western Heights High School

Isaac Kim Rotorua Boys’ High School

Lucy Li Western Heights High School

Murali Magesan Western Heights High School

MereArihia Mansell Western Heights High School

Aleisha Mitchell Rotorua Girls’ High School

Andre Morrison Western Heights High School

Soltice Morrison Rotorua Girl’s, High School

Kaycie O’Connor Western Heights High School

Kim Paras Rotorua Girl’s High School

Yeseul Park Rotorua Lakes High School

Helen Payn Rotorua Girl’s High School

Mitchell Petersen John Paul College

Joshua Porteous Rotorua Boys’ High School

Kerry Power Reporoa College

Fenella Richards Rotorua Lakes High School

Marc Rigter John Paul College

Kelsey Rose Rotorua Lakes High School

Samantha Sinclair John Paul College

Gihwan Song Western Heights High School

Zac Swift John Paul College

Stacey Tamblin Western Heights High School

Callum Taylor Rotorua Boys’ High School

Daniel Teautama Rotorua Boys’ High School

Anna Threadgill John Paul College

Jennifer van Rouvenroy John Paul College

Alice West Western Heights High School

Lukas Wharekura Western Heights High School

Anna Wilson Rotorua Girl’s High School

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