Scot MacDonald
Civcon Scholarship Winners Commended by Parliament
24th Oct 2017

Rachel Fisher and Sam Price from Hunter River High School have been congratulated and commended by the NSW Parliament’s Upper House on being awarded the prestigious inaugural Civcon Scholarship which enabled them to attend the Beef Cattle Assessment course at Tocal College.

Liberal Upper House MP, Scot MacDonald who moved the motion said “I am delighted that Rachael and Sam were awarded this Inaugural Civcon Scholarship”

“Mick Adams and Karl Acton of Civcon Waste Services Pty Ltd must be thanked for making this happen”.

”Civcon’s generosity and financial support has allowed these two outstanding students to attend this auspicious course which is now in its 38th year of operation”.

“What a privilege it is for these two 15 years olds to able to attend this course which is renowned as the most practical and hands-on beef cattle selection course of its kind in Australia and indeed internationally”.

“I also pay tribute to Hunter River High School’s Science and Agricultural teacher, Andrew Abercrombie who has done a brilliant job in encouraging, mentoring and assisting student to pursue their dreams".

“It is great to see education, students and business coming together to help each other for the future” Mr MacDonald concluded.


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