Junior Lifesaver of the Year (JLOTY)
Each season SLS Sydney Junior Development Committee hold the Junior Lifesaver of the Year competition which is open to any U14 from across the Sydney Clubs who holds their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) award.
This award is assess on a wide range of skills and achievements at Nippers and in the wider community.
The candidates gained their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) in the U14’s of the current season, and have completed their time at ‘Nippers’, now graduating to serving on patrol in their SLS red and yellow uniform.
The nominated candidates are interviewed by a panel from Sydney Branch including members of the Branch Junior Development and Lifesaving and Education Committee’s, plus previous winners.
Each candidate is interviewed and assessed on their knowledge of SLS, their active involvement within their own surf club and extended community, their leadership skills, communication and presentation skills, and their plans for their own future role within Surf Lifesaving.
20-21 Finalists were:
Declan Fletcher – Bondi, Edan Angus – Connor Boyd – Cooge, Harry Payne – North Cronulla, Noah Teitler – South Maroubra, Cameron Bonar – Wanda, Archie Hayward – Maroubra, Rome Southwell – North Cronulla, Mikaela Mead – Elouera, Maggie Eisenhauer – Bronte, Millie Bloxsom – Coogee, Claire Whitaker – Maroubra
Past winners of this SLS Sydney Award :
2019-2020 Yasmeen Janschek- Coogee & Rory Davey – Bondi
2018-2019 Sarah Teitler – South Maroubra, Thomas McFarland Bondi
2017-2018 Sophie Burns – Elouera, Riley Porteous, Wanda
2016-2017 Bridget Crick – South Maroubra, Asher Wilson – Coogee
2015-2016 Chloe Walker – Coogee, Michael DeFrancesca – North Cronulla
2014-2015 Emily Maythers – North Cronulla, Jed Buckley – Wanda
2013-2014 Shea Garcia – Elouera, Brianna Tier – Maroubra
2012-2103 Austin Wem – South Maroubra, Chelsea Williams – Elouera
2011-2012 Lillian Hassett – North Cronulla, Lachlan Callaghan – Coogee
2010-2011 Lachlan Pryke – Wanda, Lauren Rofe – Wanda
2009-2010 Callum Good – South Maroubra, Briana Polson – Elouera
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