The last two weekends have
seen the local round of Lions Youth of the Year competitions for the Malanda,
Millaa Millaa and Yungaburra clubs. Lions
Youth of the Year is a national competition to find the youth leader of
A total of 110 marks are
awarded, and 80 of these come from community leadership and iinvolvement of the
young person. The presentation of public speaking and general manners only
account for 30 marks.
There are five levels of
the competition, culminating in a national final. The National Youth will win
$5000 and a considerable travel prize which would normally amountt to 2 or three
The next round of
competition is the District final to be held in Mareeba. We wish our
competitors, Mikayla, Kasey, Ryan and Indio well for the event. Our school can
be very proud of the effort and talent that hese people have put into their
contribution to our community.