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YAL Lower Secondary Scholarship Recipient 2016 – Abby Hennighan (year 7)

Abby Hennighan
Abby is a passionate 12-year-old young lady who is determined to build a bright future for herself. She lives with her family in Geraldton WA and has been accepted to John Curtin College of the Arts in 2017 where she will enter Year 7. Abby will board at City Beach Residential College in order to attend school in Perth. Abby is a caring young lady who has dreams of becoming a sports reporter. Abby applied for a YAL scholarshi

YAL Lower Secondary Scholarship Recipient 2016 – Lewis Almond (year 7)

Lewis John Almond
Lewis is a bright 12-year-old young man who is entering year 7 in 2017. He attends Tranby College in Baldivis. Lewis is an only child of a single mother who made the courageous decision to leave a violent relationship when Lewis was only 5 months old. Life as a single parent has not been easy but Lewis’s Mum, but she has always ensured Lewis had the best possible chance to succeed. She chose to make many sacrifices to place

YAL and City of Wanneroo Upper Secondary Scholarship Recipient 2016 – Joseph Carlos (year 12)

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Joseph is a 16-year-old young man who will be entering his final year of High School at Kingsway Christian College in Kingsley in 2017. He lives with his mother and two sisters in the Wanneroo shire. Joseph’s family faced a major tragedy in 2008 when his father, Mike, was diagnosed with a medical condition known to many as Motor Neuron Disease. During the course of Mike’s disease he became quadriplegic. As a result of his

YAL Members Rural or Remote Upper Secondary Scholarship Recipient 2016 – Christopher Hewton (year 10)

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Christopher is a 15-year-old young man who lives with his family on the family farm in Moodiarrup, 236kms south of Perth. He currently attends WA College of Agriculture in Harvey where he is undertaking a Certificate 2 in Agriculture. He hopes this study will give him a strong foundation of knowledge to help run his family’s farm when he graduates. Christopher’s family, like so many in the farming community, has been badl