Name: Tyeisha Tighe
Pursuit: Netball - I enjoy playing as much sport as possible, while trying to do my best at school as well.
I am a young Aboriginal woman from Walgett. I have three brothers and two sisters. I attend boarding school in Glebe.
When did you start?
I started playing netball when I was in Year 3 at St Joseph's, Walgett.
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
One of my biggest achievements was being selected in the Inner Western Sydney Netball Association representative side. I have also been the St Scholastica's College 'Sportswoman of the Year' for the past two
What is your dream?
I would love to one day play for the Sydney Swifts, and eventually represent Australia.
Who or what have inspired you?
My mother is a great inspiration to me.
Who's your hero?
My heroes are Bianca Chatfield and Mo'onia Gerrard.
Any other special talents?
I play Representative touch football, and enjoy AFL, indoor soccer and dragonboating.
I love R & B and Country
I loved reading The Witness.
Favourite TV Show?
I never have time to watch TV!
My favourite food is barbeque
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
This grant will help me to continue to play representative netball. I will be able to attend carnivals and buy equipment.
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
Be the BEST that I can be and live life to the full