Former Students' Affirmations
Pristine De Lara, a former student at Kelston Girls’ College Pristine has completed her Architecture and Design degree at Unitec and has been invited to study for a Masters degree in Architecture and Design. As part of her Masters degree Pristine will be studying at the Centre for Environment and Planning in India for a semester.
Wei Gou a former student at Kelston Girls' College is studying a Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree at the University of Auckland. 2012 is her last year, her GPA currently puts her on track to receive first class honours. Wei is working at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, designing building and testing a skin reflectance device.
Wei was awarded the Drury Trust Scholarship in 2011.
Congratulations to Thoraya Abdul-Rassol who was a winner in the New Zealand Herald best of New Zealand's future journalists, writers and artists who were recognised at the annual College Herald prizegiving ceremony.
Winners came from schools throughout the upper North Island. This year 3340 pieces of work were submitted - an average of 167 works a week.
The College Herald programme is sponsored by Unitec, Sir Peter Blake Trust, Red Bulletin and Camera and Camera. All 20 of the editor's choice winners got an Olympus SP-600UZ Digital Camera, supplied by Camera and Camera, plus $500 for their school.
Young Ambassadors Award
The West Auckland Lions Club hosted the area's Young Ambassadors Award which celebrates young all-round students who are involved in community service. Thoraya Abdul-Rassol from Kelston Girls' College was placed second. Thoraya is seen here on far left with other award winners.