Trecaine Tanirau

Class of: 2014
School: Otahuhu College
Scholarship Partner: NZ Steel / Pacific Steel

Trecaine is Head Girl of Otahuhu College for 2015. She has been Captain of the Senior Girls Tennis Club, a Student Health Council Representative, attended a Survivors Leadership Course and Class Captain / Leadership Team from Year 9 to Year 12.  She was also involved in the P.I.L.O.T Pacific Islander Leaders of Tomorrow programme.

Trecaine was awarded the Ministry of Health "Health Care Heroes" Certificate and gained a place in 2014's Year 12 Health Science Academy.  She also received an end of year award in Drama.

"..Trecaine is diligent, determined and has an excellent attitude in all situations. She has a strong work ethic and completes all tasks to a high standard by set deadlines.  She has pleasing perseverance, focus and understands the importance of prioritising tasks for completion.." Mrs M Nakaora, Year 12 Dean, Otahuhu College.

Trecaine plans to attend Otago University to study Dental Surgery with a goal of becoming a Dentist.