Erica Damba

Class of: 2012
School: Onehunga High School
Scholarship Partner: Auckland DHB Charitable Trust

This young lady is full of life and has a strong desire to achieve what she sets out to do. She is motivated and has a strong work ethic. She stands out as a respectful and keen learner.

For her NCEA Level 3 Erica studied Calculus, Biology, English, Accounting and Economics. Erica received a number of 'Outstanding' Awards from her school across these subjects. In 2012 she was part of a school team that participated in the Fiscal School Challenge Competition at Parliament in Wellington. 'Academically, Erica has considerable potential and proven ability. She is extremely driven and hard working. She does not seek the limelight, but her natural enthusiasm and delightful personality shine through,' stated her Yr 13 Dean.

Erica is one of five siblings and is from Zimbabwe. At school in Zimbabwe Erica kept impressive grades and held leadership positions within the boarding house and on the Volleyball team.

Erica completed her Nursing degree from AUT University at the end of 2016 She desires to have a job in the Health Sector and to help people in the community.