Class of: 2013
School: Aranui High School
Scholarship Partner: Foodstuffs South Island Ltd
Joni has a passion for languages, human culture, and protecting the earth and the animals that live on it. She also dreams of discovering cures for all diseases.
Despite the trauma of the Christchurch earthquakes, Joni has remained positive and achieved academically, collecting a raft of prizes and awards over the years. This year she has been selected to be a school prefect.
She has also represented the school in many national and international competitions and is a volunteer for the Rocket after school programme.
Excelling in English and Science, Joni intends to study either for a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science at the University of Canterbury.