Class of: 2015
School: One Tree Hill College
Scholarship Partner: Dimond
Shivneel works hard at Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Biology and Physics in order to be the first in his family to attend University - this has been his goal since arriving in New Zealand from Fiji in 2005.
"Shivneel's teachers describe him as a quiet student who lets himself shine through his dedication to his studies and his performance in class. He works extremely well in a team, ensuring his team members feel valued for their contributions and they will look to him for assistance or advice" said One Tree Hill College Principal Nick Coughlan.
At school, Shivneel plays hockey and is a peer mediator. He is passionate about dance and was involved in the school's Bollywood group.
He is also a member of a dance group is his spare time, and manages his church's IT department.