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Awards for Hastings Young Achievers

Awards for Hastings Young Achievers


The achievements of 22 young Hastings people will be recognised at an awards ceremony this Wednesday.

Hastings Heretaunga Lions Club has joined with Hastings District Council in presenting the Hastings Young Achievers awards.

Mayor Lawrence Yule says “The students who will be honoured at this awards ceremony are all high achievers, and each one of them has much to offer their schools, families and the wider community”.

“This event is the culmination of months of hard work by the Lions Club and it is gratifying that we can recognise these young, inspirational people who have demonstrated exceptional leadership amongst their peers,” Lawrence Yule says.

Hastings Heretaunga Lions Club member and Young Achievers Committee chair, David Harington, says youth of today are often portrayed negatively which, in the case of the majority, is simply not true.

“The nominated students are a classic example of what can be achieved and we are confident that they will become leaders in their chosen field, not only scholastically but in all walks of life."

The students will be presented with a certificate noting their achievements while family and friends will get a chance to view a series of portraits of the students in action taken by photographer Terry Winn.

Following the ceremony, the portraits will be on display at Hastings i-Site and in the Hastings Library.

Those receiving awards:

Nikki Bartlett Hastings Girls' High
Brendon Dockary Hastings Boys' High
Greer Donovan Hastings Girls' High
Elizabeth Ellis Woodford House
Aimee Fisher Karamu High
Jerome Groot St John's College
Ben Hawken Hastings Christian School
Marcus Jackson Lindisfarne College
Sarah Karika Iona College
Lance Knauf Hastings Boys' High
Tobias Kuhlmann Havelock North High
Nicole Lansdown Iona College
India Logan-Riley Taikura Rudolf Steiner
Hemi Manaena St John's College
Rose Mickleson Woodford House
Liam Murphy Lindisfarne College
Kimete Stevens Flaxmere College
Francy Sulikosky Havelock North High
Ben Taylor Karamu High
Tameti Teweti Flaxmere College
Ashlin Urieli Taikura Rudolf Steiner
Stephanie Verbokkem Hastings Christian School

The Young Achievers awards ceremony is invite only and will be held in the Hawke’s Bay Opera House on Wednesday November 7th 2012 at 6pm.

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