Shout Out Awards recognise talented youth in Kāpiti
Friday 07 December 2012
Expression Award winner Sally Brady with Mayor Jenny Rowan.
The outstanding talent, skills and abilities of 18 young people in Kāpiti were recognised at the inaugural Shout Out Awards ceremony last night.
Mayor Jenny Rowan presented awards to the winner and runner up in each of the nine categories which honour achievement in arts and culture, environment and sustainability, leadership, community and service, innovation, ‘turning your life around’, business initiatives, trades and being an outstanding employee.
The Mayor also congratulated the award recipients for being positive role models for other young people.
“What you have achieved and the people you are inspires and encourages your peers to take on challenges, follow their dreams and be the best people they can possibly be,” she said.
“These awards are a real acknowledgement of the complexity and diversity of youth achievements and how much these young people contribute to our district.”
The Shout Out Award winners and runners up were:
Winner: Joseph Rivers
Runner up: Antony Burchmore
Winner: Sophie Abbott
Runner up: Turama Baker-O’Connor
Winner: Sally Brady
Runner up: Te Awarangi Puna
Winner: Sara Van-Der-Put
Runner up: Fluffy Penguins Bully Box Group
Winner: Katie Smith
Runner up: Rackley Michael Nolan
Winner: Lily Pryor Rodgers
Runner up: Michaela Andrews
Winner: Korby Hall
Runner up: Mickey Poppy-Lees
Winner: Jeremy Carter
Runner up: Henry Hutcheson
Winner: Shaun Joslin
Runner up: Ryan Olsen