2015-2016 TasTAFE Student Excellence Awards
The TasTAFE Student Excellence Awards highlight student achievement across a range of categories and industry areas and raise the profile of vocational education and training in Tasmania. The awards recognise students who have not only excelled academically but also personally, within the workplace and throughout the community.
Congratulations to all finalists and winners in the 2015-2016 TasTAFE Student Excellence Awards.
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The Premier’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year – Jarrod Edwards
Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Apprentice of the Year – Drew Charlton
Colony 47 Access and Equity Student of the Year – Somayeh Kouhestani
Tourism Industry Council Tasmania International Student of the Year – Surendra Khatri
RACT Special Achievement Student of the Year – Crystal Venus
Work and Training Trainee of the Year – Erin Rae Cooke
INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
MEGT Business Administration and Management Award – Rhiannon Slater
The Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board Construction and Allied Trades Award – Jayden Wylie
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery Creative Industries, Hair and Beauty Award – Jacqui Moyle
Tasmanian Hospitality Association Drysdale Award – Bobby Byrne
Hydro Tasmania Electrical, Refrigeration and Instrumentation & Mining Award – Sam Kelly
Department of Health and Human Services Health, Aged Care and Disability Services Award – Carla Willcox
Optus and Cisco Information and Communication Technology Award – James Blyth Burleigh
TasTAFE Metal Trades and Automotive Award – Matthew McAlister
Primary Employers Tasmania Primary Industries and Science Award – Melissa Gard
TASCOSS Vocational Preparation and English Language Services Award – Wendy Holmes
The Minister for Education and Training’s TasTAFE Student of the Year Award – Crystal Venus
The generosity of our sponsors demonstrates the high regard business and industry have for TasTAFE students and the contribution they make as high performing employees in the Tasmanian workforce.
A sincere thank you to all our sponsors – without your support, the TasTAFE Student Excellence Awards would not have been possible.