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Shae earns highest TAFE honour

Shae Willis has graduated from Finley’s Riverina Institute of TAFE Campus with top honours.

December 12, 2013 4:17am

Finley TAFE award winners (from left) Gergence Berbano, Debra Wright, Julie Conn, Rebecca Macdonald and Natasha Bain.

The local student, who is a graduate of Certificate III in Aged Care, was awarded the Finley Campus Outstanding Student of the Year Award on Monday night.

The prestigious award is presented annually to an outstanding student from the Finley Campus.

This student then represents the campus at the Institute Awards Ceremony, which recognises students from all campuses across the Riverina Institute.

Ms Willis was enrolled in Finley’s Riverina Institute of TAFE six month Certificate III and is described as a ‘‘dependable, reliable and hardworking student who, in enrolling in TAFE, made the first steps towards fulfilling her dreams of working in the Aged Care sector’’.

Ms Willis was one of seven students who were honoured with academic excellence awards at the recent graduation.

Other notable award recipients were:

Rebecca Macdonald (Certificate IV in Aged Care) – Rotary Club of Finley Award.

Julie Conn (Certificate IV in Business) – RF Barnes Memorial Award.

Shay Penry (Certificate III Business) – Berrigan Shire Award.

Gergence Berbano (Certificate III in Aged Care).

Debra Wright (Certificate IV in Disability), Notable Achievement.

Natasha Bain (Certificate III in Aged Care), Notable Achievement.

More in next week’s Southern Riverina News.

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