Class of: 2002
School: Tamaki College
Scholarship Partner: Ernst & Young
Ellen's Deputy Principal noted that "she takes her leadership role seriously and ensures she is an excellent role model to her fellow students." As an exemplary academic student she regularly came first in many school subjects. In her Yr 12 she was proud to receive the Robinson Cup for top Maths student.
After her initial interview, Wayne Jackson, Partner at Ernst & Young, said "We were impressed with Ellen's record of high achievement in both academic and non academic areas. Her development of extra skills from her work experience and her obvious drive for success made her the sort of person we know would fit in well with our people."
Ellen completed her scholarship in 2005. In 2008 she graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Management and Tourism from AUT. She is currently a Flight Attendant for Pacific Blue airlines and has ambitions to work towards completing a Masters degree in the near future.