Hard work pays off for A.P. T.C. students

By Nefertiti Matatia ,

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SWEET SUCCESS: A.P.T.C graduates with their families and friends during the graduation ceremony.

SWEET SUCCESS: A.P.T.C graduates with their families and friends during the graduation ceremony. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

A total of 105 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (A.PT.C.) on Tuesday.  

They were awarded the Australian standard qualifications in 17 different programmes.

The Samoa Sports Facilities Authority, Gym 1 was flooded with white graduation gowns as graduates looked to reap the fruit of their hard work. 

Lynette Aroni with children and friends.
Lynette Aroni with children and friends.
Puaseisei Seve with relatives.
Puaseisei Seve with relatives.
Marttini Fanueli Taua, Kaloline Ioane, Maria Lokeni.
Marttini Fanueli Taua, Kaloline Ioane, Maria Lokeni.
Area Taula and Aliki Taula.
Area Taula and Aliki Taula.
Sala Iulai Fatia got her certificates
Sala Iulai Fatia got her certificates

Parents, families and friends were present to celebrate the students’ achievements. 

Australia’s High Commissioner to Samoa, Sara Moriarty, assured her Government’s support towards Samoa’s education system. 

“Education is a priority for the Government of Australia and we are proud to support the Government  of Samoa  in  improving the educational outcomes and employment opportunities for the people of Samoa,” she said during the ceremony. 

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