Lucy, 16, will be starting year 12 at Gisborne Girls High School in 2018, and finishing her penultimate year of high school boarding at Iona College in Hawke’s Bay. Her passion for the environment is rooted from her childhood and her Maori culture. Lucy’s interests include sports, specifically rowing, the ocean, and the environment. She is co-leader of her school’s environment group, and hopes to use her YBE experience to implement a positive change within her school and wider community. She has been a prominent member in other councils and sports teams, and is a keen outdoor adventurer.