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.