LACHLAN’S Marie Scott has been named the Derwent Valley Citizen of the Year for 2010. At the local Australia Day observance held at Tynwald Park this afternoon, Mayor Martyn Evans congratulated Mrs Scott on more than 35 years of community work. Mayor Evans also announced the selection of New Norfolk High School student Sam Wright as the Young Citizen of the Year in recognition of his active participation in a number of youth activities in the municipality.
National badminton player Wendy Hickman was named the Derwent Valley’s Sportsperson of the Year in recognition of her selection for the World Masters Games held in Sydney in 2009, as well as earlier events. Champion eightballer Anthony Adams is our Young Sportsperson of the Year for 2010, after a worldwind 2009 which saw him represent Australia at the World Eightball Pool Championships in England.
Photo: Derwent Valley Mayor Martyn Evans, left, with local Citizen of the Year Marie Scott, Young Citizen Sam Wright and and Young Sportsperson of the Year Anthony Adams.