College leaders chosen

18:33, Feb 25 2013
opihi college
TOP STUDENT: Opihi College 2013 head students, from left, Cassie Kirkcaldie (deputy head girl), John Loomes (deputy head boy), Mike Wright (principal), Kieran Wallace (head boy) and Jasmine Ngatai (head girl).

Opihi College head students have been selected after going through a rigorous application process.

Candidates write letters of application to stand, address the school and prepare a brief presentation about their skills, attributes and their vision for the school. Year 7 to year 12 students and staff vote.

A shortlist is drawn up and candidates are interviewed by a panel made up of representatives from senior leadership team, deans and a board of trustee member as well as the principal.

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