YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD
A key factor in the success of local businesses is the attraction, development and retention of young people. The Bob Gawne Young Achiever Award, named in honour of long serving Melbourne Business Award supporter and youth mentor Bob Gawne, identified and promoted young people who were making a significant contribution to the company where they were employed.
Young Achiever Nomination
Nominations were open to any employee 30 years or younger who:
From all nominations, three to four nominees were short-listed. The award winner was judged by review of the nomination form, the nominee questionnaire, and if required, a panel interview.
The award winner was announced at the Gala Breakfast Event in late November/early December, and they were presented with a certificate and small prize.
2019 Young Achiever
Marian O'Leary, RollsPack
2018 Young Achiever
Sam Fox, St Kilda Football Club
2017 Young Achiever presented by Holmesglen
John Khoury, Zenith Interiors
2016 Young Achiever
Hannah Wicke, Accountant with Ashfords
2015 Young Achiever
Sean Kinder, Sales Engineer @ Kinder Australia
2014 Young Achievers
Matt O'Keefe Fitter & Turner based at the Glaxo Smith Kline site for the Skilled Group
Katina Dukellis Disability Educator with Marriott Support Services
2013 Young Achiever
Sarah Tscholl, Kinder & Co