When Ryan King left Manurewa High School he didn’t know what he was going to do but then he was awarded a Hynds Education Fund Scholarship. Now a few years later he has graduated from Auckland University with a commerce degree and his first job.
First Foundation is an educational trust which gives young New Zealanders a hand up with study. Prior to Christmas Ryan was awarded the 2015 Trustees Award. It recognises overall excellence and outstanding contribution to First Foundation,
Photographed here with John Hynds, Ryan says “The Hynds’ scholarship and support has changed my life. It gave me direction.”