Class of: 2014
School: Aotea College
Scholarship Partner: Strathlachlan Trust
Sinead completed NCEA Levels 1 and 2 with Excellence endorsements in Visual Arts and Merit endorsements in Drama, English, Maths and Science from Aotea College.
Currently in her final year at school she is the Arts Prefect, House leader and Stage Challenge leader. She was a member of the Student Council in 2014 and part of the Year 9 Peer Support team.
Sinead was awarded scholarships to attend Outdoor Pursuits Centre and Outward Bound courses. She is a Lead Singer for the Barbershop Girls Chorus in School and plays Soccer and Cricket for the College.
"…Sinead has a seemingly inexhaustible propensity for involvement in all aspects of school life. She has a genuine concern for the welfare of others and possesses a warm personality which quickly endears her to others…..her honesty, integrity and reliability give some explanation as to why she is developing as a valued student leader…" Derek Pryde, Head of Social Sciences, Aotea College.
She is the first in her family to attend University and is currently at Victoria University of Wellington doing a double major in Film and Media Studies with an elective in Criminology.