INDEPENDENT NEWS

Scholarship helps student with studies

Published: Mon 3 Sep 2018 04:27 PM
Scholarship helps student with studies in natural resources engineering
Former Matamata College student Russell Wenzlick has won a Waikato Regional Council scholarship to help with his university studies.
Russell was supported by his parents, Steve and Louise, when he was presented with the Roger Harris Scholarship at Friday’s Waihou Piako Catchment Committee meeting.
The scholarship, which was established in 1995, is valued at $6000. It is presented annually to students whose families live in the Waihou Valley Scheme area, and who are studying engineering or resource management, especially in river and catchment management.
The scholarship was set up to mark Roger Harris, chief engineer of the Hauraki Catchment Board between 1959 and 1983, for his contribution towards the development and implementation of the flood scheme.
Russell Wenzlick is in his third year studying for a Bachelor of Natural Resource Engineering at Canterbury University.
Councillor Stu Husband, who presented the award, said the committee was thrilled to see someone with an interest in natural resource engineering. Russell is completing a project on the reliability of Auckland’s water supply.
“We wish you well with your pursuit of a career in the civil and natural resources engineering industry,” Mr Husband said.
Russell Wenzlick thanked the council and committee for their support.

Next in Lifestyle

Women’s Rugby World Cup hosting rights a win for the game
By: New Zealand Government
Scoop Review: Mahler 7 - NZSO
By: Max Rashbrooke
Strange Overtones - David Byrne's 'American Utopia' Tour
By: Howard Davis
Speech: Governor-General - Armistice Day
By: Governor General
A Celebration of the Bizarre And Beautiful
By: Auckland Fringe
Tana Umaga stands down as Blues coach
By: RNZ
Speech: Ardern - Armistice Day National Ceremony 2018
By: New Zealand Government
Foreign Minister attends Armistice Day and Paris Peace Forum
By: New Zealand Government
Conservation Minister to visit UK and Egypt
By: New Zealand Government
Local bodies join in Armistice Day celebrations
By: Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Armistice Day coin decides kick-off for All Blacks game
By: Reserve Bank
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media