Bella Negus (Year 12) attended a ceremony at Government House on Monday night and received the Queen’s Scout Award.This award is the highest youth award achievable in the Scouting movement in the Commonwealth realms. It includes the achievement within four main areas, made up of different badges, which require different levels of approval. The four main areas are Leadership Development, Personal Growth, Outdoor Activities and Community Involvement.
In 2016 Bella will be studying at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) in Canberra. Her wonderful achievement in receiving the Queen’s Scout Award enabled her to receive three bonus ATAR points through the University of New South Wales Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points.