Dunedin TV interviews NZCU South’s Scholarship Recipient
Danica Davies has just completed Year 13 where she received NCEA Level 3 with Excellence. Whilst in year 13 she also studied two level 1 Psychology papers at Otago University.
Danica also participates in Women’s Heptathlon which is a minority sport and in many events has to compete in the individual events to gain experience in each discipline. Danica trains 7 days a week under coach Joan Merrilees in Dunedin. She has qualified for the Oceania Games to be held in Sydney in April where she will compete to improve her points from the events with her aim to get quality competition to improve her performance and work to achieve the qualifying standard for the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Upon completion of University she would like to be a Criminal Psychologist.
Funding from NZCU South will be provided to enable Danica to compete at the Oceania Games to gain that much needed experience and competition in her quest to qualify to represent New Zealand.