A 17-YEAR-OLD Portlander whose design for the Port of Portland safety logo beat out 80 competitors, said she was shocked and delighted with her win.
Tiffanie Smith, an arts student at South West TAFE whose ambition is to become a professional graphic designer, earned her first-ever pay check on Wednesday when port chief executive officer Jim Cooper awarded her $1000 for her design of a new logo to remind everyone at the port about the importance of safety on the job.
“This is something I have wanted to do since I was ten,” Ms Smith said. “I’ll use this money to set up my website where I can sell the tee-shirts I design.”
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