Latayvia Tualasea-Tuatai

Class of: 2016
School: St Dominic's College
Scholarship Partner: Chapman Tripp
Head Girl 2016

Being chosen as head girl for her school was the culmination of several years of service for Latayvia. She has also been a Pasifika Peer Mentor, a member of the school council and body image leader for the school. She participated in debating, school productions, netball, kilikiti, the Pampallier Speech Competition, Polyfest, the Model United Nations Assembly and the school Kapa Haka group

.She has achieved at a high level academically and hopes to study law as a way to help those who don't have a voice. Latayvia has already made progress in this area by volunteering for St Vincent de Paul and leading the Young Vinnie's group at school. She is proud to be able to give back to an organisation that has made a difference in her own life.

"Latayvia is a mature, courteous and conscientious young woman who radiates a friendly and caring attitude towards her peers and teachers," said Principal Carol Coddington.