Earlier this month, the La Trobe Bendigo Campus celebrated the accomplishments and dedication of its students at the 2019 Bendigo Prize Ceremony at the Ulumbarra Theatre. The Prize Ceremony awarded undergraduate and postgraduate students for recognition of their service, 2018 Academic year results, as well as 2019 scholarships.

LBS Recipients

Various LBS students received awards during the 2019 Bendigo Prize Ceremony. Professor Simon Evans, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce presented the Prize recipients, and Professor Richard Speed, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Regional), congratulated the students on stage.

Georgia Mawson was awarded the CPA Australia Prize – First Year for achieving the highest overall mark in first year accounting subjects.

Georgia Mawson receiving her Prize during the Bendigo Prize Ceremony
Georgia receiving her Prize

Irina Reynolds received the CPA Australia Prize – Second Year AND Third Year. She managed to do all her 2nd and 3rd year accounting subjects in one year plus achieve the highest overall mark in those subjects! The Bendigo Advertiser featured her in an article, recognising this incredible achievement. Here is a link to the article: La Trobe University graduate who dropped out of secondary college lands dream job.

Irina Reynolds receiving her Prize during the Bendigo Prize Ceremony
Irina receiving her Prize

Leah Simpson received the Greg Ellis Memorial Award. The award was established in honour of Greg Ellis who undertook his BA and MA at La Trobe Bendigo Campus and taught across the disciplines of Business, Law, Taxation and Accounting at La Trobe for over a decade. The award is intended to make a significant difference to a high achieving student.

Leah Simpson receiving her Prize during the Bendigo Prize Ceremony
Leah receiving her Prize

Dillon Stiff was awarded the Strategem Community Foundation Prize. The Prize supports people and charities who make a difference.

Dillon Stiff receiving his Prize during the Bendigo Prize Ceremony
Dillon receiving his Prize

LBS congratulates the students with their Prizes!