FOUR individuals, a school, an event and a sports club were honoured at the Derwent Valley Council’s Australia Day Awards this morning (Friday) outside the council chambers in New Norfolk. Mayor Michelle Dracoulis announced the following award recipients:
- Achievement Award: Elsie Chaplin
- Achievement Award: New Norfolk High School
- Community Event of the Year: Derwent Valley Autumn Festival
- Young Citizen of the Year: Montanna Ward
- Citizen of the Year: not awarded
- Senior Citizen of the Year: Irene Barnes
- Sportsperson of the Year: Tyler Zabel and Nayte Ackerley
- Sports Team of the Year: New Norfolk Cricket Club
Apologies to the Derwent Valley Rotary Club for omitting its award for the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival from the original version of this article.
Read more in next Friday’s print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News.
Pictured: Derwent Valley Councillors with this year’s local Australia Day Award recipients.
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