Mikayla Newton – 2012 Community Spirit and Leadership Awards

Congratulations to Mikayla Newton, Year 9F,  upon receiving  the 2012 Community Spirit and Leadership Award at the Awards Ceremony on Monday,  10th December, 2012.

The Awards ceremony was held at the Casey Council Chambers and Anthony Byrne, the Federal Member for Holt, presented the awards.

These awards were initiated in 2001 to acknowledge students in the federal electorate of Holt, and its surrounding area, who actively contribute to their school community and also the wider community.

The 2012 Community Spirit and Leadership Awards Night was a very special one.  There were 55 schools participating, with 57 students nominated to receive an award.   This shows just how vibrant our young people are and the strong sense of community that is being felt in this area.

Mikayla  received an award this year and was very deserving of the award.  Mikayla’s  efforts in her school and wider community are highly evident to all around her.

Below is a description of Mikayla from the Awards Ceremony: –

Mikayla has been a student at Gleneagles for three years and is currently undertaking Year 9.  Mikayla is very involved in the College community, through her position in the Student Leadership Team, her participation in a variety of sporting opportunities and in her general approach and enthusiasm for major College events and functions.

Outside of the College, Mikayla provides coaching in gymnastics and also participates in netball.

The College is very proud to nominate Mikayla for the 2012 Community Spirit and Leadership Awards and thank her for her outstanding contributions to College life.

Congratulations Mikayla !

Mikayla Newton and Anthony Byrne







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