Zina Dorado wants all students at St Saviour’s College to have a voice, and hopes that young people across the region are given the opportunity to be heard.

A leader in the school’s Student Representative Council, Zina leads meetings and is active in organising events for students. Her leadership in the Council prompted her to become involved in other organisations, such as the United Nations, that also give students an opportunity to contribute. Zina has represented the Diocese in the United Nations Youth State Conference, as well as the UN Youth Climate Change Summit. Zina has also been selected to participate in the National Youth Science Forum, a prestigious 12-day immersive STEM program held at the Australian National University. With Rotary Club of Toowoomba East’s support, I am given the opportunity to meet leading figures in STEM as well as delve into the real-life applications of STEM with passionate, like-minded people,” she said.

Zina is heavily involved in extra-curricular activities, participating in Interact Club, Debating, Netball and Tritation. Extending her passion for giving back beyond the school gates, Zina is a member of the Youth Ministry team, volunteering in outreach groups such as ROSIES and St Vincent de Paul Society. She is currently one of the student leaders in the Smith Family Student2Student peer support program.

Upon completion of High School, Zina hopes to study in the fields of Medicine and Law. She will continue her participation in UN Youth and other aspects of volunteering to reach the wider community.

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