Mike Bowles was QEST’s Membership Co-Ordinator for many years.  To honour his commitment and hard-work, the Mike Bowles Book Award was established in 2012.  All financial QEST members are eligible to be awarded this award.  The award is offered in every ‘odd’ year and presented at QEST’s annual conference – ConQEST.  Details of award nominations is found in the members portal “Bursaries & Awards” section.

The Mike Bowles Book Award aims to acknowledge and show appreciation for a Queensland Education Science Technician who has made a significant contribution to achieving the objectives of QEST.

Winners of Mike Bowles Book Award:

2013Jill Clothier, Brisbane Grammar School
2015Not awarded
2017David Wild, Chanel College Gladstone
2019Megan Seymour, Bremer State High School and
Wendy Shearer, Redcliffe State High School
2021Christine Forrestal, Springfield State High School

CLICK HERE to download the Fillable Mike Bowles Book Award Nomination Form 2023