Class of: 2015
School: Tamaki College
Scholarship Partner: Mayoress Fund
Racheal has worked hard to develop her leadership skills attending Outward Bound, the University of Auckland's Dream camp, and was part of the PILOT (Pacific Leaders of Tomorrow) programme.
"Rachel is a leader in making who readily takes up challenges both inside and outside the classroom," said Tamaki College Principal Soana Pamaka.
At school she was co-leader of the Environmental Group, player and captain of the Year 12 Netball team and a student librarian. She came first in first in History and second in Social StudiesRachel was involved in Auckland City's partnership programme with the World Health Organisation targeting obesity.
She is passionate about health and giving back to her community and plans to study psychology at University.