Mount Gambier High School 2024 Scholarship recipients

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Mount Gambier High School 2024 Scholarship recipients

Mount Gambier High School last week announced the recipients in its scholarship program.

This year’s scholarship winners included Belle Gregory, Caitlin Hitchon, Brad Cowling, Aaron Dally, Kaitlin Boyd, Lexi Morely-Lefever, Jimmy Stafford, Luka Andrews-Lijevic, Sebastian Ricketts and Nikki Wagener.

Mount Gambier High School Middle School Wellbeing Leader Alice Collision congratulated the successful students and thanked the scholarship sponsors.

“Mount Gambier High School would like to thank the generous sponsors from our local community for their continued support of our Scholarship Program,” she said.

“The scholarship program is deeply valued by Mount Gambier High School as it allows students to access a range of financial, community or school based resources to enhance learning and life outcomes.”


Max Megaw Mount Gambier Rotary Club Memorial Sporting Scholarship – Aaron Dally, presented by Steve Phillips

Squashbrook Fitness & Leisure Scholarship – Belle Gregory, presented by Simon Brook – This scholarship, donated by the Brook family, provides a student in years 10, 11 or 12 with free access to all facilities and classes run at Squashbrook Fitness & Leisure Centre. This includes sauna, pool, weights and a variety of classes. The membership is for one year.

UFS Academic Scholarship – Brad Cowling, presented by John Williamson, UFS Chairman of the Board – This scholarship is available to a student in years 10, 11 or 12 whose goal is to achieve academic excellence and wishes to continue with further study after completing Year 12.

Joe Hannagan Memorial Woodwind Scholarship – Caitlin Hitchon, presented by Kym Grant, Principal – The late Joe Hannagan was a music teacher who had a great love and passion for music. Joe created a scholarship fund to enable students to pursue woodwind music lessons (Clarinet, Alto and Tenor Saxophones and Flute). The scholarship, is available to all students and is to be used for equipment and materials.

National Tutoring Centre Mount Gambier – Jimmy Stafford, presented by Kym Grant, Principal on behalf of Leon Rigopoulos – One scholarship is being offered by the National Tutoring Centre Mount Gambier consisting of tutoring in mathematics and/or English to assist a student in Years 7, 8, 9, or 10 to improve and/or develop their skills. This also includes a free educational assessment.

District Council of Grant Academic Scholarship – Kaitlin Boyd, presented by Cr Brad Mann – The Council is offering an Academic Scholarship to students in Years 10, 11 or 12 who live in the Grant District, to be used to support their future schooling. This includes, Mil Lel, Suttontown, Compton, Moorak, OB Flat and Yahl. The scholarship will be awarded to a student whose goal is to achieve academic excellence and wishes to continue with further study after completing Year 12.

Mount Gambier High School Banner Mitre 10 Building Trades Scholarship – Lexi Morley-Lefever, presented by Kym Grant, Principal on behalf of Peter Tonkin, Manager – this scholarship is sponsored by Banner Mitre 10. Any student studying Year 10, 11 or 12 Technology subjects with a desire to work in the construction or retail industry may apply. The successful applicant will win a voucher for tools and equipment, may obtain paid work during holidays and possible employment opportunities. This scholarship provides a student with a voucher for tools or equipment to be used in the area of building and construction.

Shingo Kan Karate Scholarship – Luka Andrews-Lijevic, presented by Kym Grant, Principal on behalf of Geoff Rohde – This scholarship is for students in Years 7 to 12 and has been donated by the Shingokan Karate School, run by Geoff Rohde. It provides training in martial arts which promotes fitness, self-discipline and self-defence skills. The scholarship is available to students who do not otherwise have access to Karate coaching. It provides free membership to the Karate School with training for up to 3 nights a week and includes insurance, mitts, gi and grading belts.

MGHS Canteen Graphic Calculator Scholarship – Sebastian Ricketts and Nikki Wagener, presented by Kym Grant, Principal – There are a number of scholarships available and they are sponsored by the Mount Gambier High School Canteen. They are open to students who will be studying Year 11 Maths A,B,C and/or D, or Year 11 General Maths in 2024 and anticipate studying Year 12 Maths in 2025. The scholarship provides each student with a calculator.

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