Alumni – Where are they now?

We love to hear from our alumni and to share their news. Below are some recent reports from past Playford Trust scholars.
To let us know where your studies have taken you, email an update and a picture to admin@playfordtrust.com.au

Georgina Duguid

Georgina Duguid

2018 Playford Trust Honours Scholarship
Having completed my Bachelor of Civil Engineering at Flinders University in 2018, I am working as a structural design engineer with Mineral Technologies/Downer EDI – the company…

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Daniel Austin

Daniel Austin

2007 TAFE SA /Playford Trust Scholarship
I was an apprentice in horticulture when I was awarded my Playford Trust Scholarship and, being on an apprentice’s wage, the award opened up a world….

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Michael Dello-Lacovo

Michael Dello-Lacovo

2014 AusIMM/Playford Trust Honours Scholar
I received the AusIMM/Playford Trust Scholarship for my Honours degree in geophysics in 2014 for the thesis topic ‘heat flow and geothermal energy in South Australia’….

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Kate Delaporte

Kate Delaporte

1996 Playford Trust PhD Scholarship
Kate was only the third student to receive a Playftrd Trust scholarship. The funding helped support her PhD studies at the Waite Campus of….

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Jack Walsh

Jack Walsh

2019 Nyrstar/Playford Trust Scholarship
I am entering my fourth year of a double degree in chemical engineering and finance at the University of Adelaide. What I really enjoy about….

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Thomas de la Perrelle

Thomas de la Perrelle

2019 Nyrstar/Playford Trust Scholarship
I am a fourth year Mechanical Engineering and Physics student at the University of Adelaide. Throughout last year I enjoyed studying materials science and learning….

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Phiala Shanahan

Phiala Shanahan

2011 Scantech/Playford Trust scholarship
Respected Science News magazine has named Phiala Shanahan in its latest list of elite young scientists ‘pushing the boundaries of scientific enquiry’. All of those honoured…

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Jillian Moffatt

Jillian Moffatt

2015 Scantech/Playford Trust PhD
Jillian recently completed her doctorate on fluorescence identification of minerals. She is currently working on developing and testing prototype mineral sensors with the University of Adelaide….

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Bec Pedler

Bec Pedler

2019 Playford Trust Regional Science & Engineering Scholarship
I am a third year Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Enhanced Program for High Achievers) student at Flinders University. Within this degree I have developed an interest….

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Cathy Apps

Cathy Apps

2018 Playford Trust/TAFE SA award
Cathy completed her studies at Urrbrae TAFE and now runs a successful landscape design business – Catnik Design Studio – in Adelaide. She used her SA award….

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