The top prize of $1,000 went to Eve Gabor from Lynfield College; second prize of $500 went to Marie Dobbie of Lynfield College, and the third prize of $250 went to Tiffany Sua of Avondale College. Each of the other three contestants (Megan Thong, Linda Wang and Mikayla Stokes) received a $50 voucher.
Douglas Pharmaceuticals generously donated the major cash towards the prizes with additional sponsorship from the Zone 6 Lions Clubs of Avondale, Blockhouse Bay-Lynfield, Eden-Epsom, Henderson –West Auckland, New Lynn and Pt Chevalier with Gray’s Print & Copy providing all print and digital media services.
Winner Eve Gabor now qualifies to contest the District Finals on Sunday October 7th.
Judge Lion Ngaire Reid spoke for the other judges in telling the contestants they could all be proud of their participation in the Young Ambassador of the Year awards, their achievements and involvement with their communities.