Kanna Yamasaki

Class of: 2011
School: Avondale College
Scholarship Partner: Madison Recruitment Ltd
Right from her first interview with First Foundation Kanna stood out as a student of calibre. Her scholarship partner The Madison Group recall interviewing Kanna: "Kanna stood out because of her creativity and fit with the Madison values and culture - she reminded us of Rebecca Morgan - a special member of the Madison team from 2003 to 2004, who this scholarship is in memory of."

Kanna is very strong academically. At Avondale College, in her Yr 11, she came 1st in Cambridge Music, Geography and Business Studies. Kanna's diverse school and community commitments reflect her nature to pursue challenge with enthusiasm, positivity and a clarity that sees her constantly succeed. Kanna is also a fine violinist and plays in numerous school groups.

Kanna graduated for The University of Auckland with a  Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce degrees in January 2016 and moved to Wellington to pursue a career in digital marketing.