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Harriette Dunphy, Head Girl 2015

I knew leaving school would be hard, but I hadn't expected the crying that began half way through the year, as we realised that our time together as Year 13 was coming to an end. Nor could I have predicted the tears at Carol Service, Prizegiving, Leavers' Ball and Final Assembly. But I think it is a testament to Marsden - to the teachers and our fellow students; that we were all so sad to leave. Each of us felt an enormous sense of gratitude to the school for the time and effort invested in every student, and a very strong sense of belonging that will keep us all connected. for me, leading the school was such an honour. Representing the school I felt so proud to be a Marsden girl, and it was a privilege to get to know the heads of other Wellington schools. 

Harriette's comments published in the Independent Herald 13 January 2016.

Each of us felt an enormous sense of gratitude to the school for the time and effort invested in every student, and a very strong sense of belonging that will keep us all connected.

Harriette Dunphy, Head Girl 2016

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