Surrey Top 25 Under 25 Award winners

 THE winners of the 9th annual Surrey Top 25 Under 25 Awards were announced on Wednesday by the Surrey Board of Trade:


Khayla Almonte-Davila, 23 – REACH; Radius Refugee Livelihood Lab

Anjali Dhaliwal, 16 – Youth Helping Youth

Gurjevan Dhaliwal, 17 – Kids Play Youth Foundation

Summin Dinsa, 24 – Lumen Society

Donya Divsalar, 24 – SFU Aerospace

Adelaide Fuller, 17 – Easier to be Kind

Ravneet Ghotra, 22 – SOARxMentorship Program with SOAR Philanthropic Society

Kiranvir Gill, 20 – Lifestream Sick Kids Awareness Society

Aruba Khan, 17 – Red Drops for Blood in partnership with Canadian Blood Services

Hajira Khan, 24 – BeautyCon SFU, Creatorly and EmpowHer

Shilpa Lakshmy, 21 – Enactus SFU

Tawanda Masawi, 23 – Simon Fraser Student Society

Chetanya Monga, 23 – SOARxMentorship Project with SOAR Philanthropic Society, MC Mortgages and Vera’s Burger Shack

Shawna Narayan, 22 – Empower The Future Association

Arpit Pandher, 18 – Break The Divide and Project Poser

Haleena Parmar, 23 – Kids Play Youth Foundation and Moving Forward Family Services

Gaganjit Phulka, 24 – Vitality for the Vulnerable, Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization and Delirium Protocol Committee at Langley Memorial Hospital

Ravneet Randhawa, 19 – Enactus SFU and Count on Me

Abhayjeet Sachal, 17 – Break the Divide and Operation Green

Brahmroop Sandhu, 19 – Surrey Crime Prevention, Crime Stoppers, RCMP and Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Tanraj Sohal, 22 – Canadian Eyesight Global

Branden Sorbo, 20 – Enactus SFU and Count on Me

Harjot Takhar, 20 – One Blood For Life Foundation & Project Blue Hands Society

Richard Tichelman, 19 – Richard Tichelman Music

Peyton Winslade, 22 – Media Minds at Enactus SFU and 25toLife partnership with SFU Beedie School of Business and Canadian Cancer Society


The Honorary Health and Safety in the Workplace Award goes to Khayla Almonte-Davila.


The winners, who were chosen based upon their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or community projects, will be honoured on April 24 at an event from 5:30-8 p.m. at Civic Hotel. The event is free to attend.

The keynote speaker will be former Surrey mayor and Surrey MP Dianne Watts.

The master of ceremonies will be CBC host Dan Burritt.

To register: