Upper Hutt College had an impressive number of students nominated for awards in the 2019 Upper Hutt City Council Young Achievers Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees and especially to winners announced at the evening function held June 6 at the Civic Centre.

Ryan Hooper-Smith Runner up for the Leadership Award. Celebrating a local leader who has made a significant contribution to the community.

Rochelle Browne Runner up for the Kaitiaki Award. Celebrating a local leader in the environmental protection.

Darcy Walker Runner up for the Youthtown Manaakitanga Award. Celebrating an outstanding person who demonstrates kindness, caring and compassion towards others.

Adam Ingham Runner up for the Resilience Award. Celebrating a person who has overcome significant personal challenges.

Emoni Falepapalangi Winner of the Mayoral Award. Celebrating an outstanding person chosen by the Mayor.

Pictured below are Emoni, Darcy, Mayor Wayne Guppy and Ryan at the awards ceremony.

Young Achievers