Lele Talagi

Class of: 2007
School: James Cook High School
Scholarship Partner: Fletcher Aluminium


"A determined and focused student who has clear goals and the drive to reach these. She is confident, conscientious and co-operative," said Lele's Principal of her in 2006. At school Lele had a 96% attendance record and whilst achieving excellent academic results she also participated in many extracurricular activities. A fine sports woman, Lele played a wide range of sports including; Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Netball and Softball.

After hearing the number of curricular and extra-curricular activities that Lele was involved in, Warwick Milbank, HR Manager at the time at Fletcher Aluminium declared "She cannot have much time to watch TV!" Fletcher Aluminium has had the privilege of seeing the potential that they saw initially in Lele, unfold.

In 2012 Lele completed a BA in Event Management  and Public Relations and in June 2013 joined Corporate Challenge as their Event Coordinator.
In 2015 she won a Rotary Young-Person Leadership Award (RYLA) and attended a week long live-in experiential leadership development programme.
Lele is currently working at The Conference Company.