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Larissa, following her selection to compete with the Auroras at the Dragon Boat World Championships in 2015 (Photo taken by Australian Dragon Boat Federation)

Podmore Scholarship Recipient Competes for Australia in 2015 Dragon Boat World Championships 

18 year old Larissa, Podmore scholarship recipient and Vice-Captain at Canberra Girls Grammar School, was selected as a member of U24 Australian Dragon Boating squad, the “Auroras,” and competed in the 2015 World Championships in Wellend, Canada from 19 to 23 August 2015. During the championships, the team competed against 2500 paddlers from 18 countries and won three gold, one silver and three bronze medals. Congratulations Larissa and the Auroras!

Scholarship Recipients 2015

Prof. Mick Dodson Presents Scholarship Certificates for 2015 (guest speaker Kyol Blakeney)

The Podmore Foundation’s Board proudly announced seven Canberra-based scholarships at the annual Scholarship Presentation Lunch, which was held at the Royal Canberra Golf Club on Sunday 15 March 2015. Scholarships were presented by Professor Mick Dodson, and the special guest speaker was Kyol Blakeney, Podmore’s inaugural scholarship recipient and graduate.