Ashley Hider

Class of: 2015
School: Hornby High School
Scholarship Partner: NZ Community Trust
At home Ashley has a cat, a chinchilla, three rabbits and a horse. Her pets are very important to her so it's not surprising her dream is to study Veterinary Science at Massey University. She will be the first in her family to study at University.

At school she was a Prefect and a Peer Mentor and she also excelled academically, came first in Art, Japanese and Science. She was very involved in school life as a school librarian, peer mentor, and hockey player.

"Ashley gives 100 percent to every activity she undertakes. She is a superb role model to other students...She is capable, focused and determined to achieve, "said Hornby High School Deputy Principal Karen Wheeler.