Congratulations to Emma Samuels and Amber-Lee Tione on receiving the Otago Polytechnic Pacific Island Awards and Scholarships in 2017.
Both students were presented their awards at a ceremony at the Otago Polytechnic in October. The polytech offers scholarships and recognition awards for Pacific Island high school students who demonstrate excellent achievement in Academic, Cultural, Sporting or Leadership roles in their schools.
Emma (Year 13) received a Scholarship to pay for one full year of fees at Otago Polytechnic for 2018 if she chooses to study at Polytechnic. Emma has also been offered a full scholarship to study at Otago University. Amber-Lee (Year 10) received the Junior Cultural Award for her continued success across all of her subjects.