Seventeen year-old Tegan Butts of Wickham was named 2015 Hunter Volunteer of the Year by the state’s peak volunteering body-The Centre for Volunteering at Newcastle Yacht Club today.

As a volunteer with St Johns Ambulance and the Samaritans Foundation, Tegan was joined by other category winners – Olivia Kerr of Croudace Bay, Leonie Johnson of Hamilton South, Garry Stewart of Lake Macquarie and the Lake Macquarie Marine Rescue Team.

Media Release – Hunter Volunteer of the Year Awards (PDF)