Thursday, 30 May 2019 11:05

News Update: Term 2 Week 6

In this week's edition:
-  Bachelor in Engineering Graduates
-  WIN a Brand New Bike! - Fundraiser
-  North Island Synchro Competition Contestants

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Bachelor in Engineering Graduates

Five Otumoetai College students (Year 13 in 2014) graduated with a Bachelor in Engineering from the University of Canterbury, April 2019. 

Sophie Tingey – Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering. Sophie is now working for Beca as a Geotech engineer in Christchurch

Kendall Hofland – Bachelor of Engineering with Second Class Honours in Natural Resources Engineering. Kendall is working as an Infrastructure Engineer at Harrison Grierson in Tauranga.

Brandon Grant – Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering. Brandon has secured a job with Hose Supplies in Mount Maunganui.

Euan Fairbairn – Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Civil Engineering. Now working as a transport engineer for Opus in Christchurch.

Absent from photo: Jack Boyle – Bachelor of Engineering with Second Class Honours in Civil. Jack is continuing his studies and doing a Master’s in Engineering Management.


WIN a Brand New Bike! - Fundraiser

Otumoetai College student Abbey Simcock is 15 years old and competes in BMX.

She is currrently in the top two in New Zealand in her age group and is fundraising to go to the BMX World Championship in July this year in Belgium to represent New Zealand.

Raffle tickets are $5 each and you could win a brand new bike (Fixie Bike, single speed, estimated retail price of $499). Thanks to Rowe Transport for the generous donation.

Tickets are available through the Otumoetai College Sports Office.

Winner will be drawn on Wednesday 10th of July.

Thank you for supporting Abbey and helping her to achieve her goal.



North Island Synchro Competition Contestants

Year 9 students Sophie Black (left) and Chloe Boyt are members of the Tauranga Synchro Team. This Saturday the 8th of June at Baywave, the North Islands Synchro Competition will be held.

Swimmers come from all over to compete at one of the higher levels of synchro in New Zealand. For the first time, Sophie and Chloe will be competing for Otumoetai College, performing a duet between 12:50-1:50pm.

These girls practice upwards of 12 hours per week, are both on the New Zealand development squad and are working towards competing in the Malaysian Synchronised Swimming Open in November.

Come and watch their amazing performance on Saturday and best of luck to both of you.




 

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