Class of: 2015
School: Tangaroa College
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Sisilia received awards for drama, science and employment and was top Year 11 academic student. She received the MIT Award for Best Performing Arts student Year 11. She contributed to school life by being a peer mediator, a member of the Niuean Cultural Group and a leader in a secondary school performing arts competition.
Sisilia's passion for performing arts continues in her free time when she is a member of a local theatre group. Sisilia also supports her community by being of member of Let's Get Loud Otara - an anti-bullying group.
"She has an outgoing personality and her ability to interact positively with people from a variety of backgrounds makes her stand out as a leader among students," said Tangaroa College Principal Ngaire Ashmore.