Congratulations to all the Citizen of the Year nominations. The winners were announced on Australia Day with the following receiving awards.
Gemma was nominated for her community contributions through groups and committees such as the Narrabri Youth Shack, involvement in events and various fund-raising activities. Gemma has significant academic achievements and was School Captain 2015.
Community Event of the Year - Narrabri High School Cambodia Group
The group was nominated for successfully raising close to $16,000 for the Tabitha Foundation Australia's House Building program in Cambodia which was able to build eight houses and donate funds to a school and orphanage in Cambodia.
Citizen of the Year - Shirley Pankhurst
Shirley was nominated for her involvement in various groups, she was named Life Member of the Newcastle Women’s Hockey Association, Life Member of the Wee Waa Garden Club and a Life Member of the Wee Waa & District Historical Society. Shirley is also a volunteer for HACC (Home and Community Care).
Well done to everyone!