Taleah on her way to a ca­reer in fi­nance

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - @SCHOOL -

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

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