Rebecca Sang Yum

Class of: 2015
School: McAuley High School
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand

"During her years here as a student, Rebecca has reflected the genuine meaning and practice of a Mercy student which is paramount in our school. Her commitment to her studies is shown in her grades, her caring ways with students from all different levels is depicted in their mutual admiration for her as well as the provision and respect of the teaching staff. She is outstanding in all areas of school life," said McAuley High School Year 12 Dean, Alicia Tapu

.Rebecca was an Ambassador for McAuley High School, a member of the student council and deputy choir leader. Outside of school she writes and performs Spoken Word poetry and is a member of the Adolescents Speaking Out poetry collective (ASO), and has volunteered for Kidz First Foundation Middlemore.

She plans to be the first in her family to attend University and would like to study commerce.