Class Act ten years on: Waitaki Girls' High School

Where are they now?

2011: An all-round sportswoman, Jess Callaghan was in the team that won the Aoraki Secondary Schools tennis tournament, the Otago under-19 B badminton team, had represented North Otago in hockey age groups and won the Aoraki non-handicap girls golf competition.
She planned to become a school teacher.
2021: Callaghan lives in Timaru and is Aoraki co-ordinator of English Language Partners, New Zealand, delivering English language classes to adult migrants and former refugees. Until recently, she was not settled anywhere long enough to commit to a tennis or
badminton club. However, she recently played winter tennis.

 


2011: Nicole Meikle was head girl and in the Otago under-19 netball team. She hoped to play provincial netball and to study commerce or physiotherapy.
2021: A physiotherapist, Meikle is also the business manager at the Motus Eastcare clinic in Christchurch. She plays for St Nicholas A in the city’s premier netball competition.

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