'School to Work' students achieve success in 2013

Wests Tigers are pleased to announce that members of our School to Work program have recently achieved outstanding academic and sporting results.


The School to Work program is designed to assist Aboriginal students in making a smooth transition from school into further education, employment or training.


Wests Tigers have a total of 50 students in the program with Aboriginal Project Officer, Tyson Birtles attending their Year 12 Graduations.


Notable achievements from School to Work students:


- Rhiannon Hall (Ambervale High School) scored the highest mark in her grade in Photography


- Jarrod Confoy (Robert Townson High School) scored the highest mark in his grade for Legal studies. Aspiration to become a Lawyer and received early entry to University of Wollongong


- Haylee Coggins (Ambervale High School) was presented a Diamond award


- Reid Hudson (Ambervale High School) received Sportsperson of the year award in his grade


- Ainslie Regan (Sarah Redfern High School) scored the highest mark in her grade in General Mathematics and Visual arts


- Karlinda Potts (Sarah Redfern High School) scored the highest mark in her grade for Aboriginal studies


- Three participants of the Wests Tigers NRL S2W program were selected in the NSW Combined High Schools Girls Rugby Union team Amara Shillingsworth, Karlinda Potts and Kiarnie Jennings


- Three participants of the Wests Tigers NRL S2W program were also selected in the N.S.W Under 18s Indigenous Girls A.F.L Amara Shillingsworth, Karlinda Potts and Kiarnie Jennings


Wests Tigers would like to congratulate all participants on their outstanding efforts throughout 2013.