Wellington High School's Mackenzie Humphries receives NASCA NAIDOC Collaboration Award

WINNER: Wellington High School, Mackenzie Humphries, has won the NASCA NAIDOC Award for Collaboration in 2021. Photo: CONTRIBUTED
WINNER: Wellington High School, Mackenzie Humphries, has won the NASCA NAIDOC Award for Collaboration in 2021. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

A proud Wiragjuri woman from Wellington High School, Mackenzie Humphries, has won the NASCA NAIDOC Award for Collaboration in 2021.

Ms Humphries was nominated for the award for excelling academically and for carrying the NASCA values of cultural pride and inclusion, collaboration, excellence, trust, and integrity.

In the citation announcing the award Ms Humphries' importance of family and her values are reflected upon.

"Not only does Mackenzie lead by example as the Wellington youth leader but she continuously encourages all other NASCA students to be their best and participate in all activities.

"Mackenzie is committed to actively making a positive impact on the Aboriginal community."

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Ms Humphries appears in a powerful storytelling series released by NASCA, featuring 10 young First Nations leaders.

In the series, each winner shares intimate, deeply insignhtful reflections on what it's like to grow up as a young Indigenous person in the country.

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