Class of: 2006
School: One Tree Hill College
Scholarship Partner: Westpac Banking Corporation
As an impressive and hard working student at school, he persisted despite the overwhelming challenge of having to cope with the death of his father in 2005. In Yr 12 he was already studying for some NCEA Level 3 subjects. He showed talent as a sportsman, namely winning medals in the secondary schools Olympic Weightlifting competition and coming 1st secondary schools Pool competition in 2005. He also displayed both creative and leadership skills.
Harold worked in many different organisational units within Westpac and gained valuable exposure to the business world.
He graduated from Unitec with a degree in Architecture in 2010. Gaining a degree has meant that Harold's has fulfilled his goal of becoming the first member of his family to complete tertiary study. Harold completed a Masters in Architecture and, as a part of this, engaged in 400 hours of architectural work experience.
He is currently an Architectural graduate at Matyas Architects in Victoria, Australia.