Kawerau winner of the annual Bay of Plenty Education Trust Science, Technology and Emerging Industries Scholarships.

Date published: February 10, 2016 at 1:22 pm | Comments

Tarawera High School student Reegan Reid is the recipient of a $5,750 Bay of Plenty Education Trust scholarship.

Reegan, who is the son of Darren Reid and Roslyn Atarau, was one of 10 Eastern Bay of Plenty students to win the Bay of Plenty Education Trust Science, Technology and Emerging Industries Scholarships. Twenty two Western Bay of Plenty students are also recipients.

The scholarships are for selected students from secondary schools along the Western and Eastern Bay of Plenty coastline, between Katikati and Opotiki. They are awarded annually, with the recipients determined by the individual colleges.

It is 15 years since the scholarships were introduced. The recipient numbers, and the amount gifted, have grown over time. To date, 252 scholars have gained scholarships, equating to a total of $1,153,500.

Source: Metro Marketing