For the Show’s 2019 Showgirl Competition, we were thrilled to welcome three amazing young women!!
Our 2019 Showgirl entrants with the 2018 Bungendore Showgirl Laura Worden and our Showgirl coordinator Hanna Darmody
We are lucky enough to welcome Ashley back to our Bungendore Showgirl Competition after being the 2014 and 2015 representative for our community. Since then Ashley has recently completed a Bachelor of Politics and International Relations while working at a project management company in Canberra. Ashley is the Vice President of the Bungendore Show Society and in 2017 ran for local council after it’s amalgamation. With a passion for all things equestrian, Ashley involves herself in as many community activities as possible, including the QPRC Youth Council. Ashley has a keen interest in perusing a career in Australian politics and has entered the Bungendore Showgirl Competition to further develop her confidence, knowledge and networks.
Sian is new to the Bungendore community after recently moving from Queanbeyan with her family. Currently working at the local bakery, Sian strives to save and travel and then to study Agronomy at University. After being inspired to immerse herself in agriculture at High School, Sian’s ambitions are to assist local farmers with plant genetics and soil science. Ensuring she gets the benefit from both the Queanbeyan and Bungendore communities, Sian continues to actively play netball and tri-sports at Q-One. Sian entered the Bungendore Showgirl Competition to involve herself in the community and to work on her self confidence and public speaking.
At just 18 years of age, Isobel has recently completed her schooling with acceptance to university to study graphic design. Isobel sees her opportunity at university as a way to create a connection with people through visuals in order to reflect the changes in today’s society. Isobel’s extensive community involvement sees her participate in the netball, oztag and Tigerette teams while being a member of the Bungendore Pony Club and current member of the Geary’s Gap Pony Club and the Bungendore Youth Orchestra. With a passion for getting involved, Isobel saw the Bungendore Showgirl Competition as a way to meet like-minded young women and to act as an ambassador for the younger generation to help them understand the importance of local communities.
Introducing the 2018 Bungendore Showgirl…….. Laura Worden!!!!
Laura is a full time student, currently undertaking a Bachelor of Building and Construction management at University in Canberra. Laura is an avid member of the Bungendore Show Society, evident through her endless horse section assistance and participation in the Bungendore Showgirl Competition over the last 3 years. As recognition of her outstanding efforts in the community, Laura proudly received the 2017 Young Citizen of the Year award for Bungendore.
Laura’s true passion lies within the hose world, being an Australian representative for Mounted Games. Laura’s enthusiasm for the sport sees her aspiring to incorporate it into the agricultural show to create more opportunities for horse riders.
Laura joined the competition with Alysia Smith – a next generation parliamentary enthusiast, Lizzie Reid – a passionate animal science student and Hananh Beith – an aspiring rural doctor.