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List MP congratulates scholarship award winners

Melissa Lee
National Party MP

13 February 2013

List MP congratulates scholarship award winners

List MP Melissa Lee congratulates students who achieved Outstanding Scholar Awards and Top Subject Scholar Awards in the 2012 New Zealand Scholarship exams.

“Taliesin Budvietas, Ayumu Ozawa and Max Ashmore, from Mount Albert Grammar School received NZ scholarship Outstanding Scholar Awards. Max Ashmore also received a Top Subject Scholarship for Biology,” Melissa Lee said.

“This is out of almost 8000 students who participated in the New Zealand Scholarship exams last year.

“The award winners should feel very proud of what they have achieved. The scholarship is a wonderful recognition of their hard work.

“National believes education is a passport to higher wages, better jobs, and better living standards for New Zealanders.

“These scholarships will provide financial support to these students over the next three years to continue studying at a higher level and achieve even more educational success.

“This will be a great boost and set them on a path to continued success for the rest of their lives”.

Scholarship recipients can be viewed here.

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