WelCom February 2023
Three students have been awarded the Suzanne Aubert Tertiary Scholarship to help them complete their studies in 2023.
The Suzanne Aubert Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to students in their third or subsequent years of study and are made possible thanks to the Board of Trustees of the Home of Compassion.
This year’s award winners are Ellie McLaughlin, Taylor Broad and Liam Rodgers.They are each pursuing different careers, all of which have in common the desire to make a difference and make a contribution to the community.
The Sisters of Compassion congratulate the students on their successful applications.
Ellie McLaughlin is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Waikato who would like to use her career to develop more environmentally friendly forms of transport.
Taylor Broad is studying for a Bachelor of Nursing Māori at Whitireia. She says, ‘As a young Māori woman, I will strive to ensure equity and equality for all tangāta I have the opportunity to work with. I will do this with the korowai of my tūpuna, who I know will watch and guide me through everything I do.’
Liam Rodgers studies physics at Otago University and hopes to enter medical school afterwards. Liam says, ‘I hope to become a doctor so I can help people and make a real difference.’