Poppia Marriott

Class of: 2013
School: Linwood College
Scholarship Partner: Tegel Foods Ltd
"Bubbly" is the word that people often use to describe Poppy.  Even though she encountered difficult family circumstances and had to move from her existing community because of the Christchurch earthquake, Poppy remained focussed on her studies to achieve very good results - excelling in English and History.

In 2011 she was selected for a Leadership Development Camp and from that experience she developed and implemented the school wide positive behaviour for learning programme.  Poppy iwas actively involved in drama, i, an accomplished writer and speaker, and is very interested in women's politics.

In 2015 Poppy istarted a BA history at University of Canterbury , which she completed at the end of 2017 and has applied for a BA Hons at Victoria University of Wellington in Classical Studies.