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Somerset Young Citizen of the Year

ARIAH Edwards, has dedicated much of her young life being a positive role model and has aptly been named as the Somerset Young Citizen of the Year.

Ariah is a committed and dedicated 17-year-old who has excelled at all academic disciplines throughout her high school education gaining recognition as an academic leader, junior school captain and many more.

In 2018, she was one of six baton bearers for the Somerset region and proudly carried the baton through Kilcoy as part of the Commonwealth Games Celebrations.

She has been described by her nominees as an industrious, reliable and academically high achieving individual who continuously strives for success.

Ariah, a Toogoolawah resident, has given up much of her free time volunteering with various groups including the Toogoolawah Golf Club, the former Toogoolawah Lions Club and participated at Anzac Day services and much more.

Somerset Regional Council Mayor Graeme Lehmann congratulated Ariah on her achievements and wished her well for her future endeavours.

“On behalf of the Somerset community and Council I congratulate Ariah on her dedication and commitment to achieving and being a positive role model,” Cr Lehmann said.

Somerset Regional Council Mayor Graeme Lehmann with Young Citizen of the Year Ariah Edwards.

Young Citizen of the Year for Somerset, Ariah Edwards.