Katie Versteeg

Class of: 2007
School: Kelston Girls' College
Scholarship Partner: Kiwi Rail Ltd


At school Katie was noted as a conscientious and highly motivated student. Her hard work and commitment to her studies was recognised when she was awarded the highly respected Colgan Scholarship for all-round excellence in Yr 11. Throughout school, Katie actively involved herself in playing & coaching Netball and, drama productions. After attending an Auckland City Council Environmental Conference for Sustainability, she and two fellow students initiated an Environmental Committee at school.

Angela Aprea from KiwiRail stated; "What impressed us most during the interview with Katie was her energy and commitment to everything she chose to be involved in."

Katie was interested in Sports Management and made moves towards fulfilling this desire by studying a Bachelor of Sport and Recreation at AUT.  Despite a number of personal challenges with injuries during the first Semester of 2011, Katie persevered with her tertiary study whilst working part time at Sport Auckland. 

After graduating in 2012, Katie then completed a Diploma in Business in 2013 and is currently working for The Stanley Group.