Scholarship winners

19:46, Dec 05 2013

Three students from the Mackenzie District have taken out awards from the Mackenzie District Council.

Toby Bell, 17, from Mackenzie College, and Joshua Nelson, 17, from Twizel Area School, are the recipients of the Bruce Scott Memorial Prize and Zoe Dobbs, 17, from Craighead, received the Mackenzie County Scholarship.

Further study plans for the successful trio are already well in place.

Toby is heading for the University of Canterbury to study engineering, Joshua will study for a bachelor of science degree at Lincoln and Zoe will undertake a bachelor of science degree, majoring in biochemistry, at Otago University.

The scholarships are awarded annually by the Mackenzie District Council.

Both Toby and Joshua receive a citation and a prize up to the value of $250, while Zoe's prize of $2000, is destined to assist first year tertiary education.


The Timaru Herald