Raphaela Mae Cayabyab (Pristine Private School)

Maria Raphaela is from the Philippines and currently studying at Pristine Private School Dubai in Year 8. 

She enjoys loves reading and writing whenever she can. One of her talents is poetry writing, which has been nurtured mostly through tasks at school. She believes that one of the best ways to express her feelings towards an issue is to have it written in words.

But, nonetheless, she is keen on learning and experiencing new things and taking on challenging opportunities. She has also applied for the Prestigious Sheikh Hamdan award this year.