Not sure what the pathway to your dream career is? Want to know how your peers are getting there? 

Get Ahead has been 'Peer Profiling' students to find out what pathway they are going to take to get into their dream career. 

 

Name: Hamish Johnston

Region: Aorangi

Age: 18

Career Goal: To manage a Sheep and Beef farm

Hamish is just finishing up Year 13 at Mt Hutt College and is planning to attend Lincoln University.

Name: Alexis Muir

Region: Tasman

Age: 22

Career Goal: Become a fully qualified Rural Banker

Alexis is currently participating in the Graduate programme within BNZ in a field based Rural Banking partner role.

 

Name: Megan Fitzgerald

Region: Aorangi

Age: 17

Career Goal: Become an Agricultural Scientist

Megan has just completed Year 13 at Mt Hutt College in Methven, and is looking to attend Lincoln University to study a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree in 2014.

 

Name: Justin Boyd 

Region: Otago/Southland 

Age: 16  

Career Goal: Farming

Justin has just finished Year 12 at Menzies College in Wyndham. He'll be going back to complete Year 13, before finding a job on-farm. 

 

Name: Richard Gardyne

Region: Tasman

Age: 18

Career Goal: Farm Ownership or Field Rep 

Richard has just completed Year 13 at Gore High School, has placed 2nd nationally in the TeenAg competition, and is planning to study a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) Degree at Lincoln.

 

Name: Brenna Coleman

Region: Taranaki/Manawatu

Age: 17

Career Goal: Become a Farm Consultant

Brenna is currently in Year 13 at Feilding High School and plans to complete a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at Lincoln University before possibly becoming a Farm Consultant.

 

Name: Samantha Gray

Age: 18

Region: Aorangi

Career Goal: Agronomist

Samantha is currently in Year 13 at Craighead Diocesan School. She plans on attending Lincoln University to study a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree.

 

Name: Robert Gregory

Age: 18

Region: Tasman

Career Goal: Uncertain

Robert is currently in his first year at Lincoln University, studying a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) Degree.

 

Name: Sarah Greenwood

Age: 17

Region: East Coast

Career Goal: Agricultural Scientist

Sarah is currently in Year 13 at Feilding High School, and is planning to study Agricultural Science at either Massey or Lincoln University.

 

Name: Adam Callaghan

Age: 17

Region: Aorangi

Career Goal: Become a Farmer

Adam is currently a Year 13 student at Timary Boys' High School, and plans to become a farmer in the future, although he is still unsure what field he will specialise in.

 

Name: Maddy Hampton

Age: 19

Region: Tasman

Career Goal: Animal Scientist

Maddy is currently in her first year at Lincoln University, studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree.

 

Name: Sam Moscrip

Age: 17

Region: Northern

Career Goal: Dairy Farmer

Sam is currently in Year 13 at Kamo High School, is the Chairman of the Kamo High School TeenAg Club, and is planning to study Agriculture at Lincoln University.

 

Name: James Robertson

Region: Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Age:  16

Career Goal: Study Animal Science

James is a member of the Hamilton Boys' High School TeenAg Club, one half of the 2013 TeenAg Grand Final Champion Team, and is planning to study Animal Science at University.

 

Name: Genevieve Steven

Region: Aorangi

Age: 18

Career Goal: Biological Environmental Farming

Genevieve is a First Year University Student who has had involvement with NZ Young Farmers and Get Ahead since 2011, when she attended her first Get Ahead Day. She is currently studying Environmental Science.

 

Name: Melissa Gooseman

Region: Aorangi

Age: 17

Career Goal: Veterinarian

Melissa is currently in Year 13 at Ashburton College, and is looking to attend Massey University to study a 5 year Bachelor of Veterinary Science Degree in order to follow her dream of becoming a veterinarian.

 

Name: Kelsey Shaw

Region: Otago/Southland

Age: 16

Career Goal: Farm Ownership

Kelsey is currently the Columba College TeenAg Vice Chairperson, and is looking to attend Lincoln University to study either Agricultural Commerce or Agricultural Science before working her way up the ladder to Farm Ownership.