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2015 Citizen of the Year Award Winners

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2015 Citizen of the Year Award Winner

 

   2015 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

   MR IAN REDDY

 


Ian has been a loyal supporter of a number of community and vocational organisations and has made a significant contribution to Campbelltown.  His major interest is local history but his involvement in Rotary and his Church, the Campbelltown Uniting Church as an Elder and Church Board Member, has provided assistance to many in need.  Ian has contributed to the local community in the following ways: Campbelltown Rotary Club – Secretary 1983-4, President 1988-9, Paul Harris Fellow 1989, Sapphire Prize 2007, Chair of various Committees and long term almoner, Campbelltown Historical Society – Society Historian.  He also supervises the Local History Room at Library each Wednesday and is a Lecturer at University of 3rd Age on Australian History

Benefactors of Ian’s work include the Domestic Violence Unit, City of Campbelltown, North Eastern Community Hospital, local aged care providers and kindergartens. Significant health issues over the past decade have not deterred Ian and he is an extremely loyal attender of working bees etc.

 

2015 Senior Citizen of the Year Award Winner

 

   2015 SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR - JOINT WINNER

   MS JEANNE MATZICK

 


Jeanne is a former Councillor for River Ward and has represented the community on various Committees.  She was coordinator during the making of the Council’s Links Wallhanging and played a major part in making the quilt. 

Now as a resident at Resthaven she is often called on to be the spokesperson and actively contributes to programs at the centre taking part in many research and educational programs that will make life better for all as we get older. Jeanne has always actively participated in whatever community she has been a part of.  Earlier while living at McLaren Vale she contributed by being involved in local government as a member of Noarlunga District Council. 

Jeanne’s main assets are her friendliness and willingness to help others in the community and a genuine interest in the lives of others and even though not on Council now, people still ring her when they don’t get an answer to their problem to see if she can do anything.

 

2015 Senior Citizen of the Year Award Winner

 

   2015 SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR - JOINT WINNER

   M R WALTER SCOTT

 


Wally Scott has been a long term resident of Rostrevor for approximately 50 years).  His contribution to his immediate neighbourhood and local community is unparalleled.  He has been an active member of and holds life membership with many local service groups and community clubs/organisations including the Tranmere Bowling and Tennis Club, the Morialta Probus Club and the Royal Overseas League – Adelaide Branch, and a member of the Campbelltown City Council Friends of the Environment.

Over the last 10 years he has been working with the Campbelltown Council and the local community and has been pivotal in establishing the Leabrook Drive Policy Area within the recently consolidated City of Campbelltown Development Plan.  Wally used the opportunity created by the Development Amendment Review process to propose that this are be set aside for special planning treatment.  He worked tirelessly with local councillors, state government and community members over a decade to bring this into reality. Although Wally’s is now 85 years of age this has not curtailed his motivation and capacity to contribute to a wide range of community causes. 

 

2015 Young Citizen of the Year Award Winner

 

   2015 YOUNG CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

   MS CLAIRE COLEMAN

 


Claire displays qualities of exemplary citizenship, through leadership responsibilities, community awareness, intercultural understanding and care for the environment.  She has over the past two years represented Charles Campbell College on the Campbelltown Youth Advisory Committee.  Through this she has been involved in the YAC Shac at the Moonlight Markets, Imagination National and Creative Campbelltown workshops.

When Charles Campbell College became an R-12 school, in 2012, Claire was one of the key students who helped to form the new Student Leadership group and in 2013 was appointed School Captain.  During 2014 she developed a report collating ideas from the student leadership team which the school is currently putting into place. She has been also been involved in introducing new overseas students to the Australian culture and has recently assisted students who were asylum seekers to receive counselling and support through the school. Claire’s other achievements include Year 10 CCC All Rounder Award and the Morialta Citizenship Award.

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