Waynead attends Marist College in Brisbane through a scholarship from the Cape York Leadership Program and is on track to complete his last year of secondary school in 2018.
Over the Christmas holidays he started his first job at the local supermarket in Aurukun.
He is saving money for when he goes back to school and is enjoying learning new skills.
MPower staff have supported him to build his financial literacy by discussing his priorities, saving goals, ways to monitor his savings progress online and strategies to manage temptations to spend his hard earned savings.
The MPower team look forward to watching him progress and providing ongoing support.