VICTOR HARBOR – Rotary Club of Victor Harbor has presented this year’s recipients of the Dr Fred Heddle Scholarship.
At a march meeting held at the Victor Harbor Yacht Club, president Andrew Robertson and Youth Services chairman Malcolm Haythorpe of the Rotary Club of Victor Harbor, presented this year’s awardees Zoe Wade, Liam Stoldt and Zahrna Manley to the membership and guests for the evening.
Malcolm Haythorpe commented on all the applications received this year, which showed exceptional high academic results, also with a great amount of enthusiasm and excitement at the chance to follow their personal goals.
The scholarship facilitates the recipients to follow their goals and to become community leaders.
The three successful students addressed the meeting explaining their desires for their future.
Zoey Wade studied and graduated from Investigator College, and then as part of her gap year spent five months volunteering in the Philippines with mission work assisting children from the slum areas. Zoey has been accepted at Tabor College to commence her chosen path of Batchelor of Education (Secondary).
Liam Stoldt has studied at the Australian Science and Mathematics School and has been accepted at the Adelaide University to commence his course Bachelor of Advanced Mathematics.
Liam has been involved for several years in the local community with his other passion being the arts, and an accomplished musician.
Zahrna Manley is studying at Encounter Lutheran College and will be completing her year 12 studies and wishing to progress to tertiary studies.
Zahrna is deeply involved with local youth groups including the Port Elliot Surf Life Saving Club.
At the Rotary Club meeting the previous and current Dr Fred Heddle Scholarship recipients Jamie Buchanan, Abby Pike, Chloe Lane and Tilly Watson were also present.
The Rotary Club of Victor Harbor created this scholarship to honour Dr. Fred Heddle, OAM, in recognition of his exceptional service to Rotary and the community.
This scholarship is not offered on academic merit alone.
The Rotary Club of Victor Harbor looks forward to receiving future applications from students for the year 2018 with applications closing at the end of November 2017.
All students within the area of the City of Victor Harbor, District Council of Yankalilla or Alexandra Council are encouraged to consider the Dr Fred Heddle Scholarship.
All Senior Schools in the local area are supporting the worthwhile funding initiative.
The Rotary Club of Victor Harbor can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to P0 Box 213, Victor Harbor, SA 5211.