Awards for achievement

Nicole SalmeriSouth Western Times
Bunbury student Bree McFadyen was awarded Vocational Student of the Year presented by South Regional TAFE managing director Duncan Anderson and Bunbury MLA Don Punch.
Camera IconBunbury student Bree McFadyen was awarded Vocational Student of the Year presented by South Regional TAFE managing director Duncan Anderson and Bunbury MLA Don Punch.

Students from Bunbury and Busselton shone at the South Regional TAFE awards night at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Friday.

Five major award winners for the college’s South West region were announced before three of these were named overall South Regional TAFE winners when judged against those from the Great Southern.

The highest accolade went to Chloe Baigent of Busselton, who was named South Regional TAFE Student of the Year.

Having qualified with a Certificate IV in Youth Work, Ms Baigent is now working as a youth development support officer at the City of Busselton.

Bunbury campus’ Bree McFadyen and Gemma Stewart were named South Regional TAFE Vocational Student of the Year and Trainee of the Year respectively.

Other award winners included Bunbury campus’ Michael Badder, Cooper Shepherd and Chloe Instance who were named South West Apprentice of the Year, Automotive Apprentice of the Year and Service Industries Apprentice of the Year.

South Regional Tafe managing director Duncan Anderson paid tribute to the winners for their hard work and dedication.

He acknowledged the support of families and friends and recognised the contribution of the lecturers who had encouraged them to achieve their best.

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