2020 Cook Scholarships announced
Three recipients have been named for the 2020 Peter Cook Piping Scholarship awarded annually through a bequest from Peter’s estate and administered jointly by Pipe Bands Australia and the Victorian Highland Pipe Band Association.
This year’s recipients were selected from applicants across Australia.
Abby Dalziel (Scots PGC Warwick) to assist with continued learning through tuition, workshops and performance. Awarded $500
Gaynor Spriggs (Tasmania Police) to assist with continued learning through tuition, workshops and performancfe. Awarded $500
Abbas Manchadi (Emmanuel College Highlanders) to assist with solo performance development and
continued learning. Awarded $300
Peter Cook was long-time secretary of Pipe Bands Victoria and VHPBA until his tragic death in a road accident.
PBA and VHPBA appreciates the generous bequest through the Cook family.