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Scholars named

The David Johnstone Charitable Trust, administered by Perpetual Guardian, has been operating since 1991, the year after the death of the Waikato farmer and philanthropist has provided another $168,000 to help students fund the start of their tertiary education next year.

The latest list of recipients of an education scholarship with a rural focus were celebrating last week. They each received $6000 from the David Johnstone Charitable Trust, administered by Perpetual Guardian, to help fund the start of their tertiary education next year.Scholars named 

Recipients included  – Cambridge High School, Ayla Montgomerie; Fairfield College, Jorja McKinnon, Rebecca Adams; Forest View High School,  Ainsley Harrison, Caitlyn Haratsis, Kate Taylor; Hamilton Christian School, Luke van Kampen; Hillcrest High School, Jasmine Prenter, Charlotte Dexter; Matamata College, Jaskeerat Singh, Keeley Thomas; Morrinsville College, Ash-lee Barker, Bailee Steiner, Olivia Harris; Onewhero Area School, Joe Thackham; St Paul’s Collegiate School, Daniel Knox; Sacred Heart Girls’ College, Hamilton, Hannah Macdonald; St Peter’s School Cambridge, Samuel Smyth; Sacred Heart Girls’ College, Hamilton, Rejoice Nhemachena; Te Awamutu College, Billy Barclay, Te Kauwhata College; Mervil Francisco, Tokoroa High School, Sariel Solomon; Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, Ava Meehan, Sarah Teale; Waihi College, Jayda Williamson; St John’s College Hamilton; Joel David Castillo. 

Community thanks

Representatives from Waikato disability organisation Enrich Group Johnathan Tan, general manager, left, and Operations manager Janne Nottage, right, at the Celebrating Waipā event at Lake Karāpiro last month hosted by deputy mayor Liz Stolwyk and mayor Susan O’Regan. Photo: Mary Anne Gill.

Supreme Winners

Wines and spirits company Invivo Wines were the supreme winners at last months’ Waikato Business Awards, and it also won the International Trade Award. Pictured from left were Yasmina Pena, Aaron Coxhead and Alan Gregory. Photo: Barker Photography.

Kudos to science

The Waikato Regional Council Environmental Science Award at the Kudos Science awards in Hamilton last month was presented to Te Kūwaha o Taihoro Nukurangi, NIWA. They were pictured with council chair Pamela Storey, right.

Agency of the year

Waikato Real Estate staff have celebrated being named Property Management Agency of the Year during a two day event in Wellington. The award is contested by agencies managing more than 1000 properties.

Retiring times

Pictured at a retirement expo in Cambridge were, from left, Peter Carr, Nicole Stanley, John Collyns and organiser Peter Matthews, who says the event is set to become an annual fixture.












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