Melanie Gooneratne graduated with an advanced MBA from Southern Cross University.
She attended Orange High School and after a gap year, she received her degree (BA) majoring in Event Management and Convention graduating three years ago, also from the same university.
Her mother Ayoma Gooneratne said her family are very proud of her achievements.
“She has worked really hard studying and working to achieve this and needless to say we are extremely proud of her,” she said.
She worked at the Red Chilli Deli promoting and doing business development. She is presently working at Morse Accounting.