The award was conferred to Katherine for her demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and participation in the wider community. She officially received the award at the USQ Toowoomba Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Monday, 27 February.
Katherine, a graduate of Toowoomba State High School, has undertaken a Bachelor of Health (Biomedical Science),
“While I was an external student, I visited the campus for residential school and lab work, meeting so many people, including the lecturers. It was a really good experience and confirmed that USQ was the university for me,” she says.
She has participated in the University’s Student Experience Days, High School Constitutional Convention, and Secondary Schools Moot Competition.
The scholarship Awards ceremony also provided an opportunity to acknowledge donors’ contributione, including those via the University Student Endowment Fund (USEF).
Now in its 50th year, USQ will provide bursaries, scholarships and grants to nearly 1400 students in 2017. Our gallery includes recipients of the Vice Chancellor’s Principal’s Recommendation Scholarship, Power Tynan Scholarship, and USQ KickOn Bursaries Community Award.
Nikara Savill and Ethnee Furness
Johanna Park, Emma Shepherd, Emma Hoey
Banner image: 2017 USQ Toowoomba Chancellor’s Scholarship recipient Katherine Heskett with USQ Chancellor Mr John Dornbusch