Local sporting stars honoured at annual awards night

Published on 14 September 2017

Local sports and recreation clubs, volunteers, and athletes were this week honoured at the annual City of Melton Sports Awards.

The annual event, held at Tabcorp Park on 12 September, recognised the hard work of athletes and volunteers in the City of Melton who help promote the benefits of being active.

Football power house Moana Hope inspired the crowd with her insights into her world of being an elite athlete and becoming a role model to so many women.

A number of awards were presented at the event, including the Lydia Lassila Youth Sports Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship was awarded to athletics champion Montana Djatschenko, to help cover a variety of sports associated costs includingtravel and coaching.

And Melton Hockey Club took home the highly coveted Sports Club of the Year award.

Melton City Council’s Recreation Department manages more than 40 active sport and recreation programs around the City.

This includes more than160 sporting clubs and associations operating from our facilities.

A full list of categories and award winners is attached.