Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ellie Hayton - Young Citizen of the Year

Ellie Hayton.
A STUDENT entering Grade 10 at New Norfolk High School has been named the Derwent Valley municipality's Young Citizen of the Year for 2015.

Ellie Hayton, 15, received the honour at the Australia Day celebration in New Norfolk on Monday.

A successful all-rounder at school, Ellie has been a Beacon Foundation Student Ambassador since 2013 which has involved active participation in a large number of school events, working with more than 120 businesses and community partners.

Ellie is also an active member of the Derwent Valley Concert Band and a keen participant in Corumbene Nursing Home’s "Aiding the Aged" program. This program provides art, craft and cooking activities in the dementia area.

Congratulations Ellie.

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