Gold awards in Duke of Edinburgh scheme

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Two Umina Surf Life Saving Club members have achieved gold awards in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
The gold award status takes 12 months of commitment to earn.
Savannah Patterson completed tasks such as surf patrols, water safety, after school care, and assisting elderly in nursing homes.
Her main journey task was a 45km sea kayak trip from The Lakes Surf Club to Umina Surf Club over four days.
Mollie Murphy completed the gold Duke of Edinburgh Award in August.
She did volunteer work at St Vincent de Paul and visited aboriginal communities in Warnum.
She also completed skills such as ironman training and driving.
She also kayaked 45km over four days with Savannah Patterson.

Media release, 6 Dec 2017
Richard Braddish, Umina SLSC