Waipā’s young people were recognised for their outstanding efforts at last Sunday’s Waipā Youth Awards. This year more than 94 students were nominated across six categories. 2017 St Peter’s student Luke van Gog received two awards, for both the Academic and Multi Achiever categories, whilst fellow St Peter’s graduate and world champion track cyclist Ellesse Andrews was awarded for Sport, and former St Peter’s student Victoria Hos awarded for Arts & Culture. The Community Service award went to Cambridge High School’s Ella Higgins, and fellow CHS graduate Jessica Gosling received the Leadership award.
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