Passionate and Dedicated Youth Advocate Honored for Contributions to Wyndham Community
Wyndham City is delighted to announce Emily Leahy as the recipient of the One Wyndham award for July.
According to Wyndham City Mayor Cr Susan McIntyre, “Wyndham City and the wider community appreciates the contribution Emily has made to our City.”
“Emily’s passion for civic engagement through the Youth Advisory Panel at Headspace helps make sure young people’s voices are heard.”
“Emily is a positive role model and has shown commitment and dedication to assisting events and activities for young people in Wyndham.”
Emily is currently pursuing a Certificate 4 in Youth Work to support young people in Wyndham. Her dedication and contribution to the Youth Advisory Panel at Headspace have ensured that young people’s ideas and thoughts have been heard, leading to improved communication and ongoing development.
Despite the challenges of balancing her work at Headspace with studying and working in hospitality and child care, Emily has displayed ongoing determination.
The One Wyndham award recognizes residents aged between 12 to 25 who positively contribute to the Wyndham community and serve as role models to other young people.
As part of the award, Emily will receive a $300 gift voucher of her choice and other prizes. For more information about the Youth Services One Wyndham Project, please visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/services/youth-services/awards-competitions/one-wyndham.