Sweet success celebrated

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Tuiavii Alapati, Angelzina and Tuaoitau Pupi.

Tuiavii Alapati, Angelzina and Tuaoitau Pupi.

More than 200 students celebrated sweet success on Friday when they walked down the aisle to receive their qualifications at the N.U.S gymnasium.

Families and friends gathered there to witness the graduation.

Peleiupu Tautua, Tevita Amerika and Benjamin Eteuati.

Peleiupu Tautua, Tevita Amerika and Benjamin Eteuati.

Eight of the 200 students graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery which means they are now officially doctors.

They took the Hippocratic Oath in front of thousands of people stating the obligations and proper conduct formerly taken by those beginning medical practice. 

SPECIAL AWARDS:

• Afualo Faamoetauloa Dr. Wood Salele’s Award for Top Economic Student
Marie Elisa Aniseto

• Isikuki Punivalu and Associate’s Award for Top Management Student
Fagamalama Tafai

Peleiupu Tautua, Tevita Amerika and Benjamin Eteuati.
Peleiupu Tautua, Tevita Amerika and Benjamin Eteuati.
Faaoo Filisi with his wife Jessina James Fua - Filisi and their baby daughter.
Faaoo Filisi with his wife Jessina James Fua - Filisi and their baby daughter.

• Late Peter Sinclair’s Award for Top Banking & Finance Student
Capricorn Magele

• Lopao’o Dan Mu’a’s Special Prize for Top Commercial Law Student
Palepa Piti Eneliko

• Misa Telefoni Retzlaff’s Award for Top Overall Accounting Student
Esera Leota

Faaoo Filisi with his wife Jessina James Fua - Filisi and their baby daughter.

Faaoo Filisi with his wife Jessina James Fua - Filisi and their baby daughter.

 • Prof Dr. Satupaitea Viali’s Award for Top Medicine Student
Kamara Aniva Pouono

 • Aeau Chris Hazelman’s Award for Top Student in Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Merita Alafau Amani

• Aeau Chris Hazelman’s Award for Top Student in Education (Secondary)
Epenesa Finau - Jahnke

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