LETICIA VAKA IS GUEST SPEAKER WITH JEROME KAINO –
Year 9 Wesley College student Leticia Vaka was a guest speaker at the ceremony to rename Mansell Senior School to Papakura Intermediate on Wednesday March 29.
Leticia, who attended Mansell Senior School in 2015 and 2016, was one of two past students invited to speak. The other past student to speak at the ceremony was legendary All Black, Jerome Kaino. Leticia delivered a moving speech to the crowd of over 400 students and guests, highlighting her pride in South Auckland and Papakura.
Leticia was supported at the event by her family, teacher Miss Lavinia Manoa and Principal Mr Steven Hargreaves.