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Sir George Elliott Scholarships 2019

The Sir George Elliot Scholarships for tertiary study are awarded to high-achieving students who have overcome challenging personal circumstances. This year's recipients are Zahra Habibi, of Mangere College, who arrived as a non English-speaking refugee from Afghanistan in 2015 and has achieved remarkable scholastic results; Nellina Vaovasa of Auckland Girls Grammar, who is also a high achieving student and a leader in the school and her community; and Sarah Poulter, of St Mary's College, who has overcome significant medical injury to become an outstanding student. As always, we were hugely impressed by these young women and wish them all the very best in the years ahead.

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Dame Patsy presenting the Scholarship to Zahra Habibi
Dame Patsy presenting the Scholarship to Nellina Vaovasa
Dame Patsy with Scholarship recipient Sarah Poulter

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