Education. Two worthy students were the recipients of scholarships presented at the ‘Twilight on the Duck’ Australia Day Awards ceremony on Tuesday.
Jasmin Quilliam was announced as the 2016 winner of the $5000 Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary.
“Jasmin is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Arts at the Cradle Coast Campus of UTAS and will eventually move into a Bachelor of social work,” Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam said in presenting the award.
“Jasmin is a single mother of two and juggles family, work, volunteering and study commitments.”
Jasmin is interested in health and nutrition and is involved in basketball, squash and the surf- lifesaving club. She volunteers at the Burnie gymnastics club and was also involved in a volunteer program with Anglicare.
The recipient of the $2000 Soroptimist International of Circular Head Scholarship was announced as Tiffany Brooks.
Tiffany lives in Smithton and has recently completed Year 12 at Hellyer College and will be undertaking a Bachelor of Education (Primary) at the Cradle Coast Campus of UTAS.
Tiffany is excited to be able to continue learning and is looking forward to teaching some of Australia’s young minds.
Picture: Tiffany Brooks (left) was the recipient of the 2016 Soroptimist International Scholarship to aid in her studies of a Bachelor of Education (Primary) at the Cradle Coast Campus of UTAS this year. Jasmin Quilliam was the recipient of the Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary; her daughter Layla accepted the award on her behalf.