Everyday plant health heroes

Charlotte Tonissen

Year 8 student at Good Sheperd College, Hamilton

Award recipient at the 2020 Hermitage Schools Plant Science Competition

What plant health means to me, is what a plant needs and requires, to thrive to make a farm a profitable and sustainable business.

What is your favourite subject?

Agriculture

What would you like to do when you finish school?

At this stage, what I would like to do after school is journalism in agriculture.

What does plant health mean to you?

What plant health means to me, is what a plant needs and requires, to thrive to make a farm a profitable and sustainable business.

What interests you about plant health?

What interests me about plant health is researching the individual plant specie to find the best way for that plant to survive and produce.

Awards

2020 Hermitage Schools Plant Science Competition

  • The Crawford Fund International Agricultural Science Award – Runner-up (years 7-9)
  • Highly Commended Award recipient

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