Patrick Watta

Class of: 2014
School: De La Salle College
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand

As well as being 2015 Deputy Head Boy, Patrick has been a Peer Mediator, involved in the Dream Fono Camp for leadership in 2014 and is a member of the school's Kapa Haka group performing at Polyfest.  He is part of a successful Niuean Cultural group and was a Student Leader at Year 9 camp, plus a Eucharistic minister.
He has played Rugby for the School over four years. He was also a member of the U16 Rugby team that made the Divisional Finals in 2014.  Patrick represented his school at Waka Ama and in Athletics, attending the Auckland Regional championships in both.

"..Patrick is a positive and engaging young man. He is inquisitive and critical about the world about him and he has a thirst for challenges and self-improvement…He has made significant contributions to the De La Salle community.  Patrick has genuine leadership qualities and the ability to relate in a mature manner to a wide range of both staff and students.." Phil Doyle, Assistant Principal, De La Salle College.

Patrick plans to be the first in his family to attend University.  He wants to study Mechanical Engineering and eventually become an Aircraft Engineer.