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Rotarians sponsor university students

Rotarians sponsor university students

Amy Holman, Hayley Main, Sophie Grieger and Rianna Bowley are Rotary Club of Barossa Valley Foundation Scholarship winners, each receiving $1,500 for the first two years of their study at university.

The announcement was made by Rotarian John Semmler at the club meeting held at The Weintal Hotel, Tanunda last Thursday night. Club president, Rotarian Bev Stephenson extended an official welcome to all present.

Amy Holman, aged 21, of Nuriootpa, is studying a bachelor of medical science and hopes to become a doctor or physiotherapist.

Hayley Main, aged 18, of Tanunda is studying a bachelor of science and hopes to become a doctor.

Rianna Bowley, aged 21 is studying a bachelor in paramedic science and is hoping to gain full time employment with SA Ambulance.

Sophie Grieger, aged 20, of Greenock is studying a bachelor of law and a bachelor of international studies. She hopes to one day return to the Barossa to possibly work in legal aid. Her long term ambition is to become a Member of Parliament.

Mrs Teresa Helbig, from The Great Revival Shop, presented a cheque for $1,500 to the club to help fund one of the students.

For the full story, grab February 27 edition of The Leader.