A highlight of the LASRA Annual Conference is the presentation of awards to the top performing students of 2018 at the Conference Dinner. This year 3 of the 4 winners were able to attend the Napier Conference to accept their award at the beautiful Church Road Winery.
Advanced Course Year 1 Top Student
Lanxess Award for top student in the Advanced Course Yr 1, and a cheque for $500 went to Renata Torres from Lowe Corporation Ltd.
(L to R) Renata being presented with her award from Steve Cartlidge (Lanxess Business Manager Leather Chemicals, Lanxess Pty Ltd.)
Introductory Course Top Student
Shamrock Award for top student of the Introductory Course, and a cheque for $1000 went to Damian Klavs (Tasman Tanning)
(L to R) Damian being presented with his award from John Quigley (Director, The Shamrock Group Ltd)
Introductory Course Runner Up
Interchem Award for the runner-up of the Introductory Course, and a cheque for $500 went to Edwin Wiremu (New Zealand Light Leathers). The award has already been presented to Edwin at NZ Light Leathers.
The Azelis Award for Fellmongery, including a cheque for $1000, went to Brandon Atkins (Progressive Leathers)
(L to R) Brandon being presented with his award from David Thompson (Industry Manager at Azelis NZ Ltd)