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Congratulations to Reagan Charlton Smith – Recipient Youth Initiative Award 2019

Lindy Schneider News, Uncategorized, UYCE, Youth

The winner of Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award 2019 is Raegan Charlton Smith pictured here with Elizabeth Fox, UYCE Board Member. The Award was presented at the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Annual General Meeting in November 2019. Reagan was nominated by Jennifer Storey. Reagan Charlton Smith is on a mission to break down the barriers between young people …

Youth Foundation supports new program in the valley

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Youth Foundation supports programs that have a specific impact for young people in the Upper Yarra Valley. Aleksei Bondarenko-Edwards, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Upper Yarra recently accepted funding from the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches for a community services program aimed at addressing some of the key challenges faced by young people in the valley …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Brigid Peeler

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Diploma of Specialist Makeup Services at Victoria University Brigid has been involved in local theatre productions for many years, both through her school and in local theatre company MISFIT.  She has performed and written material for screen and stage and loves all the behind-the-scenes elements involved in a production, especially costume and make up, which has inspired her choice of …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Zak Gilsenan

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Zak Gilsenan from Big Pats Creek Bachelor of Global Studies/Commerce degree at Australian Catholic University Zak is enrolling in a double degree as a stepping stone to a career in business. He has enjoyed being part of school productions and has been awarded for his academic achievements at school. He has particularly enjoyed taking part in …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Chelsea Barnard

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Bachelor of Nursing at Australian Catholic University Chelsea’s love for nursing began at an early age when she saw firsthand the care given to her sister in hospital. Her vision to become a nurse formed from a desire to go beyond expectations, be part of each patient’s story and bring something extra to each person she cares for. With a …

Scholarship 2016 – Meet Sarah Bamford

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Bachelor of Nanotechnology at La Trobe University Sarah’s fascination with nanotechnology began two years ago when she was inspired by a talk from the CSIRO.  She is passionate about science and looks forward to taking all she learns in her degree into the world of  magnets and ant gravitational devices. Her goal is to work in ways that help transform …

Four 2016 Scholarship recipients with diverse academic interests and the potential to change our community, and our world!

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank® branches announces four 2016 Scholarship recipients with diverse academic interests and the potential to change our community, and our world! Four students from the Upper Yarra area have received a great boost to their education with today’s announcement of the recipients of the Scholarship 2016 program, provided by the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community …

Past Scholarship recipient Kaitlyn Whitelaw starts new academic adventure

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

The team at Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches, its directors and customers send their best wishes to our 2015 Scholarship recipient Kaitlyn Whitelaw as she embarks on a new academic pathway next week. Kaitlyn, after completing 6 months of an Arts/Health Sciences degree, has accepted an offer to study at Tasmania University this year doing a fast-tracked Bachelor …

Past Scholarship recipient Georgia Martin makes great progress

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

Past Scholarship recipient Georgia Martin makes great progress  It was lovely to catch up with past scholarship recipient Ms Georgia Martin from Millgrove this week. Georgia has been supported by the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches Scholarship program for the first two years of her degree in Psychology at Deakin University in Burwood. If you recall, Georgia needed …

Applications now open – Scholarships 2016

Lindy Schneider News, Youth

We are pleased to announce applications are now open for our 2016 Scholarship Program. We are proud to once again offer this opportunity to our local community. For more information on our selection criteria see Criteria Scholarship  2016 and please take a moment to read our FAQ info sheet to answer any queries you might have. You can find it here: FAQ Scholarship 2016 …