Class of: 2010
School: Papakura High School
Scholarship Partner: Spark New Zealand
Wesley comes highly recommended from Papakura High School, noted as being 'a consistently hard worker who always puts in the effort to achieve to his potential. Wesley gets on well with all his peers and always aims to achieve the best of his abilities.' In 2009, Wesley gained an NCEA Level 1 Achieved pass.
Wesley enjoys fitness and goes to the gym four times a week for an hour each day and has played football since he was a four year old. He has held various captaincy roles and his preferred position is striker. In his spare time, Wesley works at Mitre 10 Mega in the Takanini garden centre.
Wesley's fascination for fitness and love of the human body is leading him towards a degree in Physiotherapy from Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
"We were thrilled to have met Wesley and offer him this opportunity with Telecom. In particular, he impressed us with his motivation, confidence, leadership potential and clear vision of what he wants to achieve in life. We look forward to working with and developing Wesley over the course of his scholarship." - James Allison, Head of Shared Technology Operations