Charlotte Poletti

Class of: 2004
School: Papakura High School
Scholarship Partner: Fonterra Brands (NZ) Ltd

Charlotte was an accomplished musician, a leader and a school ambassador who achieved highly at secondary school. Charlotte, described as a conscientious hard working student and a valuable member of the student body, was Junior Dux and an award winning Senior. She also committed time to multiple extra-curricular activities.

When awarding Charlotte with a First Foundation Scholarship, Tracy Bell, Human Resources Manager at Fonterra said that Charlotte's bubbly personality and hard work ethic were noticed right from their first meeting. Charlotte's work experience at Fonterra was 'incredibly valuable' to her and she says "it looks really strong to have such a big company name on my CV. It has given me experiences I need to step into other professional environments."

Having graduated in 2009 from The University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in History and Music, Charlotte is currently working at Vodafone, Newmarket. She maintains an excitement about the unfolding future ahead of her and looks forward to fully utilising both her degree and understanding of businesses.