Class of: 2014
School: Tamaki College
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Sela has won prizes over the past two years for Accounting, Maths, Science, Social Studies, Chemistry and Biology and was top of her class in 2013 and in 2014 received an award at Year 12 Prize Giving.
She is an active member of the school; 2015 School Prefect, involved in Umpiring for Netball, previous Captain of the 2013 Netball team and also plays Volleyball. She is involved with the Geek Café providing digital tutoring for mature members of the community.
Sela sailed with the Spirit of Adventure, performed for the Tongan group at the Polynesian Festival and was involved in the PILOT Work Choice Day and Steam Ahead with University of Auckland. She also serves as School Librarian and was involved with Dream Fono, plus CEO for the Year 12 Business Challenge team.
"..Sela is the college's standout student, having achieved greater results in NCEA Level 1 than any other student prior to her at the college…Sela is a capable, hard working and determined student who is well supported by her parents…" Soana Pamaka, Principal, Tamaki College.
Sela is planning to be the first in her family to attend University studying either Engineering at University of Auckland, Science or Aviation at Victoria University of Wellington with the goal of becoming a Civil Engineer or Pilot.