Class of: 2012
School: Manurewa High School
Scholarship Partner: Hynds Education Fund
A fast learner and friendly in character, Avinash shows the desire to seize opportunities with both hands and give his best to a task. In 2011 his hard work resulted in achieving an Excellence endorsement for NCEA Level 1 and in being awarded first in Accounting, Science and Economics throughout his Yr 11 year group. He came first in his class for Accounting, Mathematics and Science and he was the winner of the Gareth Ball Memorial Cup for Yr 11 Accounting.
His Scholarship Partner is quoted saying of Avinash 'his determination, hard work and positive attitude will ensure his success. He is achieving excellent results, and with the Scholarship will achieve his goal of Bachelor of Engineering.'
Avinash is in his final year of study for a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) at The university of Auckland and is delighted that his work experience element of the scholarship aided his university study many times.