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October 2008

2009 Scholarship winners announced!

We are thrilled to announce Hutt Valley High School student, Emma Hanson, is the winner of the 2009 QRC Diploma of Adventure Tourism Management Scholarship and Iona College student, Hareta Stanbridge, is the winner of the Diploma of Hospitality Management Scholarship.

The scholarships were established to identify two New Zealander teenagers who deserve the opportunity of having a world class education and who would become outstanding ambassadors for QRC. The scholarships cover the full tuition fee to the value of $25,000 for the duration of the 2 year programmes. Emma Hanson - winner of the Adventure Tourism Management scholarship

Emma impressed the Scholarship Panel with her passion for the adventure tourism industry and her desire to one day become an operations manager for an adventure tourism management company, while Hareta's work ethic and leadership skills stood out.

Hareta's goal is to complete her third year of a Bachelor of International Business from Cesar Ritz Colleges, Switzerland. Her overall career goal is to one day run her own Resort.

Hareta Standbridge - winner of the Hospitality Management scholarship


Other shortlisted candidates include:
Sam Parsons: Lincoln High School, Christchurch
Kirsty Norman- Carmel College, Auckland
Rosemary Anderson, Northland Southland College, Lumsden
Emma Weir, New Plymouth Girls High School, Taranaki
Logan Devine- Wellington College
Alex Bruniges, Kapiti College, Wellington
Joshua Fleet, Wairarapa College, Masterton
Charlotte Robertson, Takapuna Grammar, Auckland

Congratulations to you all!

  • Posted By: QRC on Wed, 8th Oct 2008 @ 00:00:00