Citizen of the Year Awards

2024 Citizen of the Year logo
Congratulations to the winners of the Citizen of the Year, Lyn Mann and Young Citizen of the Year, Areg Grigorian!

We’d also like to congratulate our 2024 Community Heroes, and thank the winners, nominees and all the local heroes who devote themselves to helping the City of Ryde community.

2024 Winners

Citizen of the Year

Lyn Mann

As the Joey Scout Leader at East Ryde, Lyn – a Scouting volunteer for 40 years – provides valuable training and activities for young boys and girls in our local area. Such is her dedication that she continued to support families via online meetings during the pandemic lockdowns. Her contribution to the adult leader team is invaluable and, with over 150 members, 1st East Ryde Scout Group is now one of the largest and most successful Scout groups in NSW.

Young Citizen of the Year Nominees 

Areg Grigorian

Areg has been active in the City of Ryde community since the age of eight, when he inspired Council’s Walk, Ride, Share campaign after seeing his brother injured in a bicycle accident. In 2018, he ran a Christmas appeal within the North Ryde community for patients at Westmead Children’s Hospital. As a member of St John’s Ambulance Juniors, Areg developed a passion for first aid that has now led to him undertaking a Bachelor of Paramedicine course.

Contact us

For general enquiries regarding the Citizen of the Year Awards please contact events@ryde.nsw.gov.au.

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