Class of: 2014
School: Mt Roskill Grammar School
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Originating in Afghanistan and landing in New Zealand as a refugee she has taken leadership roles in her School as a Mediator; an Academic Mentor and as part of the CAPT (Cross Age Peer Tutoring) team and is a 2015 House Captain. She received a Blue House award from School and is part of Mount Roskill's Amnesty International programme.
"..Freshteh is well respected by her peers and leads by example in all that she does. She can be trusted to work without supervision and complete tasks to a high standard. Freshteh has made a superb contribution to the wider school life through her extracurricular involvement.." Marion Brightmore, Head of Careers, Senior Academic Dean, Mount Roskill Grammar School.
Recently she organised the annual School Blood donation day and actively supports the Twinkle Child Foundation.
Freshteh plans on attending Auckland University to become a Teacher.