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Awards for Horsham student citizens

Jean Wise and Pam Clarke with Order of Australia Association's Student Citizen Award winners Katianna Grosser, Josiah Mock and Kyra Clarke.

Jean Wise and Pam Clarke with Order of Australia Association’s Student Citizen Award winners Katianna Grosser, Josiah Mock and Kyra Clarke.

Josiah Mock, Katianna Grosser and Kyra Clarke are Horsham Rural City Council’s inaugural Student Citizenship Award recipients.
Officials presented the Order of Australia Association Victoria Branch Central Highlands Regional Group awards at a ceremony in Horsham.
Josiah attends Horsham’s Holy Trinity Lutheran College, Katianna, Horsham College and Kyra, Horsham’s St Brigid’s College.
Dignitaries at the ceremony at Horsham Civic Centre included Horsham mayor Pam Clarke, former adult Australian honours recipients, school officials and recipient families.
Clive Crouch, Kevin Dellar and Kerryn Shade spoke in support of each of the award winners and Jean Wise presented certificates.

Order of Australia Association's Student Citizen Award winner Josiah Mock.

Order of Australia Association’s Student Citizen Award winner Josiah Mock.


Josiah Mock is a positive and enthusiastic student of Horsham’s Holy Trinity Lutheran College.
He shows initiative in helping others, never seeking acknowledgement of his actions. He is a caring student who is supportive, inclusive and constantly aware of others’ needs.
Josiah is quick to greet people with a smile and genuine affection. His natural leadership ability supports his involvement in all areas of the school and he has held several leadership positions.
He is a member of football, cricket and basketball teams and has been involved in a range of youth activities including the Empire Youth band, United We Stand and associated leadership training. He also attends a Youth Connect group fortnightly.
Josiah demonstrates many valuable qualities that support his engagement and contribution to both the school and the community.

Order of Australia Association's Student Citizen Award winner Kyra Clarke.

Order of Australia Association’s Student Citizen Award winner Kyra Clarke.


Kyra Clarke is an outstanding student at St Brigid’s College.
She has participated in the Legacy Public Speaking competition, has been a Meals on Wheels volunteer and is a Student Representative Council member.
She has also been junior ambassador for Natimuk United Football Netball Club and is a Young Vinnies member.
Kyra has represented St Brigid’s College in netball, volleyball and tennis and is an under-17 netball captain. She has C-badge for netball umpiring and coaches in a modified netball competition as well as undertaking voluntary umpiring.
Kyra also helps in her club’s canteen and provides voluntary help in assisting children in a swimming program.
Kyra is an excellent, highly motivated and enthusiastic student.

Order of Australia Association's Student Citizen Award winner Katianna Grosser.

Order of Australia Association’s Student Citizen Award winner Katianna Grosser.


Katianna Grosser is an outstanding student at Horsham College.
She is a year-nine member of the college’s Student Representative Council and has undertaken an enormous range of volunteer work.
This includes face-painting at a community event at Brim, participating in Carols by Candle-
light in Horsham, serving meals at a Uniting Church Eat Alone Luncheon and helping pack up after the Horsham College Book Fair every year since 2015. She has also acted as emcee at Operation 19:14 festivities in Horsham, as well as helping to set up and pack up.
Katianna’s after-school activities include piano lessons, grade five, and piano theory, grade four. She has been involved in school musical productions every year since year three at Horsham West Primary School.
Katianna works part-time at Dominos pizza business and helps with youth groups on Fridays.
She was awarded the Vivienne Coulter Award in 2014 at Horsham West Primary School and gained academic achievement awards at Horsham College in 2015 and 2016.
Katianna has also sung at multiple community events with the college choir, including Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and Darwin Defenders ceremonies, Wimmera Eisteddfod and similar events.

Order of Australia Association's Student Citizen Award winners Katianna Grosser, Josiah Mock and Kyra Clarke.

Order of Australia Association’s Student Citizen Award winners Katianna Grosser, Josiah Mock and Kyra Clarke.

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