Taleah on her way to a career in finance
TALEAH Moore is a Year 10 indigenous student at Mossman State High School who is a humble and quiet achiever and has accomplished a number of achievements this year.
AFL Sports Ready, through Warumiang, is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program.
In partnership with the ANZ Bank in Queensland, they offer seven paid work experience school based traineeship (SBT) opportunities to current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 10 students, who would like to pursue a career in banking or other financial services.
Taleah was a successful candidates after going through the application and interview process.
She will complete a 24-month traineeship while completing years 11 and 12.
As a trainee she will learn at a pace suited to the student with the support of an Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander mentor to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification that counts towards the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)
Taleah also received an indigenous scholarship with the Queensland Theatre and participated in a Theatre Residency Week in Brisbane during the September school holidays.
“It was an amazing experience and a great opportunity to participate and work with Kellie Lazarus, one of the many professional teachers in theatre.
“I watched two plays that gave me tips to develop my skills in my drama subject. I would like to thank Mrs Sonia Kapadia for making me apply and being the reason I got selected”.
Taleah also volunteers her time as a coach at the Mossman and District Gymnastics club and coaches a class between the ages 7-9 years old.
Most recently Taleah has gained her qualifications as a junior gymnastics coach with a goal to becoming a senior coach in the coming years.
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Mossman State High School student Taleah Moore