Youth Initiative – previous winners


YOUTH INITIATIVE 2014 – Kieren De Visser

YOUTH INITIATIVE 2014 - Kieren De Visser

Kieren De Visser being presented with the 2014 Youth Initiative Award by Chairman Peter Kimberley

Kieren De Visser was presented with the Youth Initiative Award 2014 in recognition of his passion for supporting efforts for cancer research. Instead of fundraising by the usual means, Kieren decided to ride from Uluru to Yarra Junction which took 26 days and he was able to raise about $10,000 for the Cancer Council.


YOUTH INITIATIVE 2013 – Skye Johnston

YOUTH INITIATIVE 2013: Skye Johnston

Skye Johnston (centre) accepts her award with her nominator
Rodney Fay from UYSC (left) and her mother Kim McIvor (right).

Skye Johnston was presented the 2013 award at the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Annual General Meeting on Wednesday October 30, 2013. Skye is a year 10 student at the Upper Yarra Secondary College. She excels as a leader in both her basketball and school activities and is well regarded for her humanitarian work. Congratulations Skye.


YOUTH INITIATIVE AWARD 2012 – Sarah Ward and Lily Belle Hellicar

YOUTH INITIATIVE AWARD 2012: Sarah Ward and Lily Belle Hellicar

Sarah Ward and Lilly Helical receiving their Youth Initiative Awards at the
UYCE AGM in 2012

We were pleased to announce that in 2012 two inspiring young women received the Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award. They were Sarah Ward and Lily Belle Hellicar. Both work in their communities in different capacities and are passionate about what they do to make their communities a better place. Congratulations!


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