PNG students win top awards


TWO Papua New Guinea students studying in Malaysia under a Central government scholarship received awards during the Seri Stamford College graduation in Kuala Lumpur at the weekend.
Trevor Shane Miles, from Abau, graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours).
Tess Ashleigh Tavaperry graduated with a foundation studies in business.
Their graduation was attended by Central governor Robert Agarobe, provincial administrator Gei Guni Raga, scholarship chairman ambassador Maimu Raka-Nou and media officer John Iamo.
Miles said the award told a story of hard work, dedication and sacrifice.
“I am a better individual because of hard work, dedication and sacrifice at Seri at Stamford College.
“I came here with mere concepts of what I wanted to learn. Today, I walk away with more knowledge in what I want to do,” he said.
Miles thanked the support of Central province through its scholarship programme.
He thanked the organisation for the initiative and also his parents and family for the love, care, support and guidance that helped mold him into a better man.
Agarobe said that he was proud to see Miles awarded the valedictorian for the college, and Tavaperry for receiving
the best student award in her class.
“It is import for the Central government to invest in students for overseas study and get an academic qualification, and also be exposed to a vast global learning community,” he said.
Miles was given a tutoring position at the college while Tavaperry will continue on to do her degree programme in business.

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