The winner of the 2017 BPW Franklin Bursary Award of $3000 was presented at the monthly dinner in February. The winner was Sera Hartley and as she has already started at university her mother Kerri Hartley-Jones graciously accepted it on her behalf. Sera has started a BSC – Majoring in Genetics and Minors in Physiology and Theatre Studies. Sera finished at Pukekohe High School with a very successful last year. Runner-up was Rachel Sullivan and she is continuing her studies to complete a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology and received an award of $750.
Pictured below are: Trudi Harrison, Kerri Hartley-Jones, and Raewyn Fricker at the BPW Bursary awards 2017