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Nominations open for the Indigo Youth Awards

Young people between 11 – 25 years old who should be recognised for their achievements in the sporting arena, the arts, academia, a volunteering capacity, mentoring, leadership or even caring for a grandparent can be nominated.

“It’s important to acknowledge the young people, and future leaders of Indigo Shire, and encourage them to get involved with the community,” Mayor Cr Larry Goldsworthy said.

“That’s why Indigo’s Junior Council was created and these awards provide another opportunity to recognise their achievements.” Said Cr Goldsworthy.

Some examples of last year’s Youth Awards recipients are:

  • Jeremy Zuber for his commitment and passion to the community of Chiltern and for mentoring and coaching others in the community
  • Felicity Webster for her leadership role in many aspects of School and the wider community. Her achievements in sport, music and academia as well as her volunteer work in the community are highly regarded
  • David Robinette for his voluntary work with in the School and wider community particularly for his community service work in relation to involvement in youth music programs, the RRR program – read, recommend and review and for assisting the community at the Rutherglen pool
  • Adam Shale for excellence in the field of clay shooting on an international level

For more information and nomination forms are available by contacting Annette Walton, Youth Development Officer on 02 6028 1133 or downloading from facebook. Nominations close on 7 June 2012. The Indigo Youth Awards have been funded by the Victorian Government.

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More information:

Annette Walton, Youth Development Officer ph: 02 6028 1133

Cr Larry Goldsworthy ph: 03 5728 2973