May, 15, is a student at Motueka High School, Tasman. She is currently a student elected Student Board of Trustees Representative, a student council member, the Environmental Captain for 2018 and an Enviroschool leader. May is an Abel Tasman Youth Ambassador, representing MHS in a partnership with Project Janszoon and DOC. Within her community she is a Tasman Youth Councillor and has been since 2016. Recently she also become the local Community Board's Tasman Youth Council representative.