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Ravato Aims High

Headboy wants to be national footballer and a doctor The headboy of Kavanagasau Sanatan Dharm School, Meli Ravato, aspires to be part of the National football team. Meli, who received
18 Nov 2015 10:36
Ravato Aims High
Attorney General and Minister for Finance Public Enterprises, Public Service and Communications Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum present Meli Ravto with his trophy. Photo: LUKE NACEI

Headboy wants to be national footballer and a doctor

The headboy of Kavanagasau Sanatan Dharm School, Meli Ravato, aspires to be part of the National football team.

Meli, who received the Best Sportsman of the Year award, during the school’s prizegiving on Monday, said, “Soccer is my best sport. I believe one day I will be able to wear the Fiji National Football jersey.

“I started when I was at a young age and yes up till now I still enjoy playing soccer.”

The 14-year-old also acknowledged his parents and those who contributed to his success.

“I thank the Lord for all he has done; without Him I would have not received all these prizes. Also I want to thank my parents for their support.

“I was fully encouraged by what Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said, for students to always think ahead and determine what their future will be like and I thank him for that,” he said.

The Tavualevu lad also has big plans for his future career.

“I am haven’t really decided on which school I would like to go to but I want to be a doctor when I grow up.

“I like to be a doctor because I love helping people and that is one way I could give back to my community and Fiji as a whole.

Ravato was also awarded the First Prize and Highest Achievement Award in Year Eight.

Meanwhile mother Kalesi Ravato could not express how happy she was for her son.

“I am really happy with what my son has achieved; I believe all his hard work and sacrifice has finally paid off,” she said.

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum was the chief guest at Kavanagasau Sanatan Dharm School’s prizegiving on Monday.

Feedback: luke.nacei@fijisun.com.fj

 




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