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This Is For Mother: Kelera

Thirteen-year-old Kelera Raliku shed tears of joy when she received the dux award during the St Marcellin’s Primary School prizegiving yesterday. Kelera, is brought up by her single mother, Ateca
27 Nov 2015 10:30
This Is For Mother: Kelera
Marcellin Primary School Dux 2015 Kelera Raliko after their prize giving ceremony. Photo: RONALD KUMAR.

Thirteen-year-old Kelera Raliku shed tears of joy when she received the dux award during the St Marcellin’s Primary School prizegiving yesterday.

Kelera, is brought up by her single mother, Ateca Biaunivalu.

She cried because her mother struggled a lot to send her to school.

“We faced a lot of struggles and today is a sad and special day for me because my mother had worked so hard to send me to school. I am so happy that I am able to make her smile today,” Kelera said.

“She she made a lot of sacrifices for me.”

Kelera, of Year Eight, is also the headgirl. She also scored the highest marks in English.

Kelera wants to join Saint Joseph’s Secondary School next year.

Special Award recipients

Dux- Kelera Raliku, Best All Round Male – Joseph Galuvadua, Best All Round Female- Mereoni Vadiga, Outstanding Leadership- Apisai Waqa and Kelera Raliku, Best Male Orator – Apisai Waqa, Best Female Orator – Marlaena Coalala, Sportswoman – Adi Mere Waqatoki, Sportsman – Viliame Rekitilako, Best Artist – Vilisoni Tawake.

aqela.susu@fijisun.com.fj



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