Ceremonies have been held across the Hilltops today to celebrate Australia Day and recognise the achievements of some very deserving Hilltops residents.
Hilltops Council has congratulated the Hilltops 2022 Australia Day Award Winners.
Across the region winners were announced at ceremonies held in Young, Wombat, Harden and Boorowa.
The winners were:
Citizen of the Year - Daryl Hammond and James Sheehan
Junior Citizen of the Year - Jannat Bakri
Business of the Year - Young Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries Centre
Wombatian Citizen of the Year - Jessica Holmes
Wombat Senior Sports Person of the Year - Skye Smith
Wombat Junior Sports Person of the Year - Grace Card
Citizen of the Year - Glenn and Ros Stewart
Junior Citizen of the Year - Chloe Wade
Senior Citizen of the Year - Jim Ryan
Special Community Award (Posthumous Award) - Phyllis Summerfield
Towncare Award - Ross and Lorraine Pollock (Clean up Australia Day)
Community Involvement in Sport - Jason and Jody Pollard (Harden Murrumburrah Rugby League club)
Lions/Apex Club Citizen of the Year - Justin Fleming
Rotary Young Achiever of the Year Award - Jack Fahey
The Len & Joan Oxley Memorial Award - Bert McMahon
Senior Sportsperson of the Year - Toby McGrath
Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Tamsyn Ritchie
Junior Sportsperson of the Year (12 years and under) - Xavier Roffey
Sporting Team of the Year - Boorowa Rugby Club
Club Person of the Year - Des Grimson
Hilltops Council has said thank you to everyone who put forward a nomination and congratulations to all nominees.
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