2017 Centenary Prize recipient
Scholarship biography (at time of award)
Hard work, introspection, self-care and a long-standing commitment to the Dimboola community has resulted in Courtney Dove being awarded the $10,000 Menzies Centenary Prize.
Courtney, who was dux of Dimboola Memorial Secondary College, has always appreciated the small close-knit environment Dimboola and the College offers. She also felt it important to give back to the community where possible and was among the first to join the Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council.
Courtney is studying at The University of Melbourne. She’s enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts and hopes to major in Psychology and Media & Communications and received a scholarship to stay on campus at Queens College.