Amirah Osama

Amirah, 17, is a student at Spotswood College, Taranaki, where she is an Environmental and Sports Prefect. She was awarded the Taranaki Regional Council Prize for her scientific investigation into the effectiveness of compost for dealing with biodegradable waste. Amirah is a Volunteer Surf Lifeguard at Fitzroy Beach, which helps in training for ocean swim races.