Class of: 2013
School: Catholic Cathedral College
Scholarship Partner: Tegel Foods Ltd
In his application Sili wrote that the recent passing of his father after a long illness has "made me up my game to fulfil responsibilities within my family, extended family and church community".
He is academically focussed, and consistently achieves high grades.
In 2012 he won the Pasifika High Achievers award at his school.
He is an accomplished musician who plays the piano and guitar, and also sings. He is involved with the school orchestra, band, and musical, and is a choir leader at his church. Sili also plays volleyball and basketball and involved with the school's anti-bullying team.
Sili intends to study at University of Canterbury next year.