Quest for de­vel­op­ing lead­er­ship po­ten­tial

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Youth -

Sup­ported by Cas­tle Hill Lions Club

Cas­tle Hill Lions Club sup­ports the an­nual Youth of the Year Quest ev­ery year and has done so for 45 years. This year there are a num­ber of very tal­ented lo­cal year 11 and 12 high school stu­dents who have taken part in the 2017-2018 Youth of the Year Quest and al­ready demon­strated solid lead­er­ship po­ten­tial. There are sev­eral as­pects to this award and the next stages are due to take place dur­ing March and April.

These nights have public speak­ing em­pha­sis and are due to take place:

March 15,

Re­gion/Zone Youth of the Year fi­nal at Baulkham Hills Sports Club, and

March 24,

Dis­trict Youth of the Year Fi­nal at Bankstown Sports Club, and the Youth of the Year State fi­nal.

April 14,

The YOTY Quest is 80% demon­strat­ing lead­er­ship skills in in­ter­views with the judges and 20% public speak­ing. The fol­low­ing stu­dents took part in the Cas­tle Hill Lions Club level on Fe­bru­ary 19 at Cas­tle Hill RSL Kon­nur, Busi­ness Bank­ing Man­ager, Nor­west NAB)

Quest evenings are com­posed of a meal, then a short public speak­ing pro­gram which asks the Quest com­peti­tors to re­ply in two min­utes each to two Im­promptu ques­tions and then give a five minute Pre­pared speech on a topic of their choice.

The public speak­ing win­ner on the night was Vi­neel Re­poka

How­ever, the over­all win­ner who will ad­vance to the next round is Jes­sica Peake from Cas­tle Hill High.

These out­stand­ing youths from lo­cal schools need your sup­port by your at­tend­ing the com­pe­ti­tion evenings. This Quest is a project which is high­lighted for the next three months by Cas­tle Hill Lions Club and they would like the com­mu­nity to as­sist in this fur­ther de­vel­op­ment of lead­er­ship skills in the ris­ing gen­er­a­tion.

Please come and show your in­ter­est in the lead­ers of to­mor­row.

If you would like to at­tend these Youth of the Year Quest evenings or want more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact

Phone | 0416 032 498

Les­sells. El­iz­a­beth

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