Wyndham’s Young Person of Month 15 February

Wyndham City is proud to announce Iti Ashta as the One Wyndham recipient for February.

Iti is a fabulous role model, passionate about helping in the community and raises awareness on important issues including first nations people, encouraging reflection on Australia’s past and helping young people experiencing bullying in schools.

Iti has organised 15 fundraising events for various organisations including the Red Cross, Kids Helpline, the RSL and the Cancer Council. She recently held a bake sale to raise funds for humanitarian aid for children in Gaza.

Iti has an affinity with elderly people and volunteers at a local age care facility and has also volunteered at the RSL to support returned veterans to recognise and give back to those who served Australia.

Iti loves debating and has received a number of awards for debating skills.

Wyndham City Mayor Cr Jennie Barrera said: “Wyndham City appreciates Iti’s commitment, hard work and fundraising efforts.”

“Iti’s infectious positivity is inspiring. Building rapport with elderly people is especially notable. Well done Iti!”

“Iti is a wonderful role model and displays community spirit.”

One Wyndham recipients are residents aged between 12 to 25 who positively contribute to the Wyndham community and are role models to other young people.

Each month Council selects a Wyndham resident to be awarded the ‘Young Person of the Month’.

Winners are awarded a $300 gift voucher of their choice and other prizes.

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