This year’s CDU Alumni Scholarship has been awarded to Sara Marie Roberts in recognition of her academic and community engagement activities.
Sara (pictured) is about to embark on a Bachelor of Arts and Industry (new media) at Charles Darwin University and wants to become a graphic designer.
She graduated from Darwin High School last year, receiving high marks for all her senior subjects, especially her six arts subjects.
Sara’s experience in the design field has been as a volunteer and contributor to the “Grind Youth Magazine” a sponsored publication of the Northern Territory Government, which publishes at least one magazine a month.
Other awards and programs Sara has achieved include:
- Darwin High School Academic Award 2006 – Information Technology
- Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award 2007
- Along with 40 other young Territorians, sailed the STS Leeuwin (NT Youth Explorer) from Darwin to Snake Bay and back
- Breakthrough to Excellence Award; and
- Youth for Christ Australia – Adventure Plus Leadership Training Program.