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Hannah Dodds- Sir Peter Blake Young Leaders Award

posted Jul 11, 2016, 5:57 PM by Super teacher   [ updated Jul 24, 2016, 11:51 AM by Julie Deeley ]
On Wednesday, July 6 2016 Opotiki Westpac bank manager Lorraine Hickey came to the school to present student Hannah Dodds with the Sir Peter Blake Young Leaders Award. In partnership with Westpac, the Sir Peter Blake Trust Young Leader Awards celebrate young people whose outstanding leadership uplifts their school community. Each year, the trust offer one award to a Year 5 – 8 student in every New Zealand primary and intermediate school.
Mrs Hickey said Hannah displayed leadership qualities that Sir Peter himself would have recognised.
“She is an intelligent, articulate student who is achieving at a very high level in all areas,” she said.
“She relates well to all age groups and is keen on sport, surf lifesaving, and she volunteers at the SPCA on a weekly basis.”
Mrs Hickey said Hannah showed initiative and enthusiasm for all activities and motivated other students to give their best.
“She is a great role model for the young children, who all admire and respect her.”

Congratulations, Hannah!

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