Youth Awards

Youth and Schools Achievement Awards 2013

The Youth and Schools Achievement Awards were held on June 25 2013, and were attended by 240 young people and their families. The evening showcased talents of young people living working and playing in the City of Charles Sturt and some past members of the community assisted in inspiring young people to keep striving to make change in their community and their lives.

This year’s awards saw the inclusion of the Lions Club of Charles Sturt administering the Youth Program Awards along with last year’s partners, Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA), South Australian Police (SAPOL) Westside Blue light, Bendigo Bank and Western Futures.

This year the awards saw 78 nominations, 21 of those for the new Lions Youth Program’s awards.

Full list of the winners from the evening:

Western Futures School Awards

  • Inspirational Mentor/Teacher award – Kevin Woolford
  • Group Project award –  Woodville High School – Windmill Theatre Group
  • Flexible Learning Options (FLO) award – Meals on Wheels Findon
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) award – Tracy Stanis

Youth Awards

  • Group Award – Smile Day Campaign – UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide
  • Artist Achievement Award – Marlee Stansfield - Matthews
  • Sport and recreation Achievement Award – Anthony Murdaca
  • Community involvement Award – Bonnie Stewart
  • Inspiration Award – Finda Moyima
  • Leadership Award – Zac Curtis

Lions Youth Program Awards

  • Learning – Studio West – Service to Youth Council
  • Sports – Grange Lawn Tennis Inc
  • Arts – Break n Enter Dance Studio
  • Community – Multicultural Youth SA Inc
  • Inspiration – Homework Clun – Australian Refugee Association

For further information please contact Deb Stansfield, Youth Development Coordinator, on 8408 1316 or email

Youth Awards Sponsor Logos

Youth and Schools Achievement Awards Photo Gallery 2013