Stephanie Jonkers

Class of: 2014
School: Western Heights High School
Scholarship Partner: Winstone Wallboards / Placemakers

Stephanie completed NCEA Levels 1 and 2 with overall Excellence endorsements.

She is a Peer Support mentor for Year 9 Students. Stephanie has achieved Spanish Gold and Silver Awards in the Spanish Language Perfect World Championships. She is involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Award achieving Bronze and Silver awards.  Stephanie is also a Patrol Leader with the Girl Guides and has received their Peak Award, plus regularly organises patrols, camps and fund raising events.
At school, Stephanie has also been actively involved in the Smokefree Stage Challenge plus regularly helps at Open Nights for the school.

"…Her determination and positive attitude towards her studies are a real indication of her work ethic. She manages her studies well with the additional commitments she takes on.  Stephanie has good leadership skills and manages groups of people by communicating clearly and leading by example.  She gets on well with people of all ages and is thoughtful and considerate of others…" D. B. Wright, Deputy Principal, Western Heights High School.

She plans to be the first in her family to attend University, studying either Dentistry or Orthodontistry at Otago with a plan to own her own practice.