Morgan Meertens

Class of: 2011
School: Western Heights High School
Scholarship Partner: Winstone Wallboards/Placemakers
Morgan was the recipient of the first ever First Foundation Scholarship in Rotorua.  At school Morgan balanced NCEA and Cambridge exams. She gained an impressive Excellence in Cambridge Mathematics and an Outstanding Academic Achievement award for Cambridge International exams in 2010. In her Yr 11 she was Top Scholar at Western Heights High School.

A self-professed focused and fast learner, Morgan prides herself in absorbing as much as she can from every experience. She is young woman who has begun to find leadership potential within herself. Outside of school she contributed to her local Fijian community, a member of the St Johns Youth Group, volunteered for the SPCA and was selected for the Spirit of Adventure in 2010. She has also played Rugby and Hockey.

This bright student is currently at The University of Auckland studying for a B.Eng (Hons) and B.Science and will complete her degrees at the end of 2017.