Herald - Issue 395

v THE NEXT HERALD IS OUT ON 14TH MAY v 17th September 2020 • The HERALD • Page 61 023 8084 9370 Prospect Place, Hythe SO45 6AU • MOT’ s • MOT R epairs • A ir C on • A uto E lectrics • S ervicing •W elding • D iagnostics • S uspension • T yres • C lutches • C am B elts • B rakes Holbury Service Station Web: www.holburyservicestation.com Email: holburyservicestation@hotmail.co.uk Member of Good Garage Scheme.com TYRES FITTED WHILE-U-WAIT Budget and Branded tyres held in stock Long Lane, Holbury, SO45 2NZ Tel: 023 8089 3727 All Major Cards Accepted and Repairs to Cars & Vans MOT’S & SERVICING BLACKFIELD GARAGE SERVICES LTD Tel: (023) 8089 3146 M.O.T.’s AND SERVICING, ACCIDENT REPAIRS, INSURANCE AND PRIVATE WORK FREE ESTIMATES EXHAUSTS AND BATTERIES ETC All makes and models of vehicle Courtesy cars available Members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation B lackfield C rossroads , B lackfield FAWLEY GARAGE SERVICE - PARTS - M.O.T.’S ALL MAKES OF VEHICLE SERVICED AND REPAIRED • D iagnostic F ault F inding • T yres - F itting & B alancing • L aser T racking FAWLEY 8089 1057 THE VILLAGE, CALSHOT ROAD, FAWLEY Send your local news to The Editor, The Herald, 2 High Street, Hythe SO45 6AH or email editor@herald-publishing.co.uk Blackfield student awarded Brockenhurst College Greenwood Bursary to study at Imperial College London An 18-year-old prospective biological researcher from Black eld will have all three years of her undergraduate university fees paid a er impressing a retired Lyndhurst couple who fund a bursary at Brockenhurst College. Elizabeth Devane, who has just le the New Forest sixth form college with A* grades in A Level Biology, Chemistry and Maths, is now poised to begin her degree in Biological Sciences at Imperial College London, thanks to the generosity of John and Marion Greenwood. e Greenwoods established the bursary to ensure that each year a talented and hardworking STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) student, who faces nancial hardship, would receive a university education. Elizabeth was chosen to be only the second bene ciary of the bursary earlier this year, although she had to receive her grades and secure her university place before it could be announced o cially. She will update the Greenwoods regularly about her progress and meet with them every summer to talk about her future. concerned that many promising youngsters were unable to ful l their potential due to nancial constraints. John said: “Through this bursary we aim to make sure that a talented young person from our area gets the helping hand they need to aim high. Marion and I wish Elizabeth all the best for her degree and we look forward to following her progress” . Brockenhurst College Principal Di Roberts CBE said: “I’d like to thank Mr and Mrs Greenwood for their generosity and for sharing our belief in the power of advancement through education. I know Elizabeth is a worthy recipient of the Greenwood Bursary and I wish her well for her studies at Imperial College London.” The application process Elizabeth, formerly of New Forest Academy, who wants to work as a biological researcher, said : “The Greenwood Bursary means that I will be able to complete my degree without having to worry about having a huge amount of debt when working in entry-level research jobs afterwards. I would like to say a massive thank you to the Greenwoods for this incredible opportunity, which will have a major impact on my future in the STEM sector. I would also like to thank them for having such a passion for the STEM subjects.” To be eligible for the Greenwood Bursary, students must be studying sixth form STEM subjects, have applied to study a STEM subject at university and show they face nancial hardship. Advancement through education and the importance of STEM learning are two things about which the Greenwoods feel strongly. John Greenwood worked in the engineering, chemical and textile industries during his highly successful career. Meanwhile, Marion Greenwood worked with children in schools and became increasingly Elizabeth Devane with Principal Di Roberts CBE on results day for the 2021 Greenwood Bursary will open to Brockenhurst College students this autumn.