Success story unfolds before her
Putaruru College student Dana Goodacre is writing her very own success story.
The year 13 student has been recognised for her writing ability and potential as a scientist.
Earlier this year Dana won the Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand/ Ida Gaskin Shakespeare Essay Competition at the University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival.
As a result she became a member of the New Zealand Society of Authors.
Dana’s winning three-page essay discussed the play Macbeth.
‘‘I studied it (Macbeth) when I was in year 11.
Dana was also selected to attend the Nano Science Camp at Massey University in Palmerston North in January where she joined 12 other talented youngsters from around New Zealand.
While Dana is unsure which tertiary institution she will attend next year, she admits that she will study for a Bachelor of Science degree.
YOUNG WRITER: Putaruru College student Dana Goodacre’s talent is being recognised.