Quinns Rocks resident Alisha Cassidy, one of four finalists for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student of the year, graduated from Central Institute of Technology in July.
Miss Cassidy was named the institute’s student of the year in May, and the tourism and events graduate said she had set up her own business, Alisha Jane Events and Styling, with planning underway for fashion events.
Marangaroo resident Navjot Randhawa and Madeley’s Susampana Regmi were both announced as finalists for the culturally and linguistically diverse training award in the WA Training Awards 2014.
Three West Coast Institute employees are finalists for trainer of the year; education lecturer Jane Goodfellow (Kallaroo), health lecturer Kathryn Schache (Two Rocks) and horticulture lecturer Neha Umaretiya (Darch).
Edgewater filmmaker Olivia Dhimitri is also one of four finalists for vocational student of the year.
Winners of the 20th annual WA Training Awards will be announced on September 11.