Class of: 2014
School: St Catherine's College
Scholarship Partner: Gawith Deans Trust
DEPUTY HEAD GIRL, 2015
Terena completed NCEA Level 1 with Excellence and endorsements at Merit or Excellence level for all subjects from St Catherine's College. She was first in PE and second equal in English in Year 11 and first in Biology in Year 12. She has been recognised at one of the top five Students for the last three years and received the Rosanne O'Connor Memorial Scholarship in 2011.
At School, Terena was part of the Dragon Boating team that came first in their Division in Year 12. She has been involved in the School Debating team from 2011 to 2013 and a member of the Mercy Crew (School Justice Group). Terena has been training in Taekwon-Do for seven years and is almost at Black Belt level. She is also involved in the local Weekly Youth Group.
"…Terena has a quick, enquiring mind and is always well focussed in class. She is highly respected and warmly accepted by her peers, showing a mature understanding of cultural difference. She demonstrates excellent listening skills and is empathetic and caring toward others…" Mary Curran, Principal, St Catherine's College.
Terena is planning to go to University to study for a Bachelor of Science with Psychology Major or Bachelor of Medicine with Psychiatry major with a goal of becoming a Clinical Psychologist or Psychiatrist.