AROUND TOWN: SASSY Awards night at Surrey Arts Centre (photos)

71 nominees in seven categories at annual gala, held Friday

Lexie Wynne (nominated for the Community Service award) with brother Matthew at the SASSY Awards event held Friday

 

SURREY — Seven Surrey youth were recognized Friday (May 13) during the 6th annual SASSY Awards at the Surrey Arts Centre.

This year’s event featured 71 nominees, with awards in seven categories. Here are this year’s winners:

• Community Service: Hebah Hussaina

• Environmental Leadership: Austin Keen

• International Service: Elizabeth Tichelman

• Overcoming Adversity: Paul Kebede

• Arts & Culture Leadership: Aleza Zheng

• Sports Leadership: Ravneet Dhaliwal

• Youth Leadership: Angela Mkwananzi

The event’s master of ceremonies was Hayley Woodin and performers included Ava Carich, Richard Tichelman, XBa DanceCo, Spiral Dance Co. and Josh Bogert.

CLICK HERE to see photos taken at the event by Now contributor Gord Goble.

 

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