The new prefects of Aitutaki’s Araura primary school were presented with their badges before a great turnout of proud parents.
With a school roll of 130 students, principal Retire Puapii said the support from the parents and dignitaries contributed to the success of the event.
The school is focused on the best delivery for its students and encourages parents and guardians to continue take an active role in the education of their children and assist the teachers and school when needed, said Puapii.
The prefects will give confidence to the students and certainly assist the teachers and school in their roles, he added.
Proud head boy Tehamaru Ngatamariki said: “Teamwork is required for us all to accomplish our duties and to be great ambassadors of our school.”
Head girl Kalesta Raga was honoured to accept her role, “I will try my best to help teachers and students in supporting all school activities to make the school a happy and fun place.”
The Araura primary school 2020 prefects are: Head boy Tehamaru Ngatamariki, Deputy head boy Tain Armstrong, Charlie Nicholls, Avaiki Maoate, Teariki Ngametua, Setoki Haurua, Jacob Ashin, Foster Teaurere. Head girl Kalesta Raga, Deputy Head girl Teana Paerau, Kitimira Henry, Macristany Tuapou, Julien Henry, Christianne Pumati, Alana Schofield and Beatrice Rio