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Bundaberg student awarded coveted vocational training prize.



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Paul NEVILLE MP paulneville.com.au

Friday, 2 December 2005

Bundaberg Christian College’s Kimberlee Lassig has been awarded an inaugural Australian Vocational Student Prize for her exceptional skill, achievement and commitment while undertaking a Certificate III in Business Administration whilst in Year 12. Local Member Paul Neville will present Kimberlee with her prize certificate at the Bargara Medical Centre today. "Kimberlee is one of only three winners from the Hinkler electorate, and will also receive prize money of $2000 along with her certificate of achievement," Mr Neville said. “Kimberlee has shown a real commitment to her extra vocational studies, and is living proof that vocational education and training is a valuable and desirable pathway for students,” he said. “The establishment of the Prize for Year 12 students is an important initiative by the Government, which is providing $1 million each year for four years for the new award.” “Vocational education pathways in schools allow students, as part of their senior secondary school certificate, to study towards accredited Vocational Education and Training qualifications and unit of competencies.” “Students develop a greater understanding of the world of work as well as gain industry specific skills and experience to help with planning and pursuing their career pathways.” “I warmly congratulate Kimberlee on her achievement and wish her continued

Bundaberg Student Awarded Coveted Vocational Training Prize