Azaria’s already an established leader at Cashmere High School & in the wider community. She’s involved in UN Youth events, serves on the Christchurch Youth Council AND is a Youth MP at Parliament this year. She’s also a strong advocate for LGBTQI+ issues at community & national level, writes LGBTQI+ focused articles for NZ youth magazine TearAway, and Rainbow YOUTH online.
Not surprisingly, Azaria is actively involved in debating and the Cashmere High Humanities Council. She was also runner-up in the iSay speech competition and has demonstrated extensive leadership and voluntary commitment.
On top of all that, before Azaria left school she supported younger members of the school committee to set up an rainbow social group, ran ‘Rainbow Socks Day’, and started petitioning for gender-neutral bathrooms at school.
While at high-school Azaria has also worked part-time to fund her tertiary study plan. She’s heading to Victoria University for a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Media Studies & minoring in Political Science.
This is a focused young woman assured of a very bright future!