Orange teenager Scott Vandenbergh has been appointed to a traineeship with the TAFE NSW Primary Industries and Natural Resources Curriculum Centre in Orange. During the last three years Scott has developed a special relationship with the staff at the Curriculum Centre when he spent one day each fortnight with them gaining work experience as a part of his school curriculum.
Scott who has Ataxic Cerebral Palsy has received outstanding recognition during his schooling. His family moved to Orange when he was five and he attended Calare Public School becoming Vice Captain. At Orange Christian School which he attended until year 10 he received the Principal's Award made to the student that had the greatest impact on the school. Years 11 and 12 were completed at the Anson Street School where he was school captain in 2007
Peter Batten, Associate Director, TAFE NSW Primary Industries & Natural Resources Curriculum Centre said," Scott is making the most of his abilities through his traineeship and TAFE studies and has become a valued and much appreciated member of our staff."
As well as completing year 12 in 2007 Scott also completed Certificate I in Information Technology with TAFE NSW Orange Campus. Currently, in conjunction with his traineeship with TAFE NSW Scott is enrolled in Certificate II Information Technology at TAFE NSW Orange Campus.
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