Sharon Jing

Class of: 2015
School: Henderson High School
Scholarship Partner: University of Auckland / Ockham Foundation
Sharon arrived in New Zealand from China three years ago and worked diligently to become bi-lingual. She was the winner of the Biddel award for Top year 12 student, and also came first in Chemistry, English, Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. Her goal is to study for a science degree at University.

The Hillary Leadership Programme helped Sharon develop her leadership skills and she was the leader of her school's badminton team. She was also a member of the Environmental Studies Group and a science helper on open evenings.

Sharon has a part-time job in retail and enjoys spending her spare time playing and listening to music, reading, rock-climbing and cooking.