Asal Aziziyan

Class of: 2016
School: Waitakere College
Scholarship Partner: Foodstuffs North Island Ltd
Asal dreams of a career in medicine and is working hard to make this a reality. She received a scholarship to attend Otago University's Hands-on Science and is studying English, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Health.

Outside of school she is an active member of the Tula'i Youth Programme which specialises in building confidence and leadership skills, and is the lead singer for the church band. She has a very busy home life and has a vital role to play helping her family with day-to-day life.

"Asai is an excellent role model for other students. Her outgoing, caring and positive nature draws people to her. She is held in great respect by both staff and students at the school..." said Principal Mark Shanahan.