Leilani Utupo

Class of: 2014
School: Other
Scholarship Partner: M.J. Ross
Leilani is actively involved at Mount Albert Grammar School. She is a Prefect, Support Leader, Samoan Group leader and a member of the Environment and Pasifika committees.

She was part of the U15 Netball school trip to Singapore, where the team won the tournament as well as the Vice Captain of the Howick Netball Club U15's in 2012 and Captain of the U17's in 2014.

"..Leilani is a student that has already overcome many obstacles in her life and centres her efforts on succeeding academically as well as giving back to the wider life of our school.."  Mrs Va Anisi, Dean, Pasifika Initiatives Co-ordinator, Mount Albert Grammar School.

She also helps out at Gladstone Primary School Homework Centre and supports the Youth Group at Panmure Methodist Church.
Leilani is planning to focus her studies to be the first in her family to go to University where she wants to study either Accounting with a goal of becoming a Chartered Accountant.