Students Outward Bound on scholarships
Students are selected by Outward Bound staff members based on their commitment to their school and the community.
After a lengthy delay due to Covid19 lockdown, the Acorn Foundation waspleased to host the 2020 OutwardBoundScholarship celebration onNovember 11 at The Kollective in Tauranga.
Katikati College Year12 students, Sofia House and Charlotte Schnackenberg were chosen to receive two of the 13 scholarships awarded this year to students at local Western Bay of Plenty schools, plus
Whakatane High, to attend the Tangaroa Watch programme at Anakiwa in the South Island.
Students are nominated by their schools and selected by Outward Boundstaffmembers based on their commitment to their school and the community, with demonstrated financial need and an opportunity to improve their self-confidence.
Dedicated Acorn donors and other local supporters provide these valuable scholarships to this threeweekprogramme that uses outdoor adventures and physical activities to build resilience, perseverance and communication skills which deliver life-long benefits.