Nellie Johnson has graduated from Finley’s Riverina Institute of TAFE Campus with top honours. The local student, who is a graduate of Certificate III in Children’s Services, was awarded the Finley Campus Outstanding Student of the Year Award.December 20, 2012 4:17am
Finley TAFE special award winners Flora Fyffe, Nellie Johnson, Lyn Rowlands, Crystal Woodham, Pamela Humphries and Estelita Lebria-Cole.
She was described as a diligent, committed student with an excellent work ethic and inquisitive mind.
Mrs Johnson said she was pleased with the honour, and praised the opportunities she was offered at the TAFE.
‘‘I feel completely confident with what I have learned at Riverina institute,’’ Mrs Johnson said.
‘‘I encourage people of any age to consider studying a course at TAFE because it has been a great learning experience.
‘‘I have always wanted to work with children and believe it’s never too late for anything.
‘‘If you have a dream - follow it.’’
Mrs Johnson was one of 11 students honoured with academic excellence awards at the recent graduation.
A total of 70 students also graduated at the ceremony.
Other notable award recipients were:
TAFE manager business, communities and partnerships Leanne Small said all students, and their families and friends, should be proud of their achievements this year.
As the 2012 Outstanding Student of the Year, Mrs Johnson will be invited to represent the Finley Campus at the Riverina Institute Awards for Excellence which will be held in Wagga Wagga on March 22.
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