Class of: 2015
School: Kelston Boys High School
Scholarship Partner: Fletcher Construction Company Ltd
Tamrat was born in Sudan but moved to New Zealand with his family as a baby. His goal is to complete a degree in Civil Engineering so he can help develop the infrastructure of his homeland.
He has seen particular academic success in the Sciences and is studying Mathematics, English, Economics, Physics, Chemistry and History.
Outside of his studies, Tamrat has represented his school in football and served as captain and vice-captain. He was also captained the lawn bowls team and was selected for the Auckland Under 18 team.
He loves music and playing the guitar, which he does with his church youth group.