13th March, 2024 — Good Sports awards

Lauren Driscoll crowned Vic Volunteer of the Year

Lauren Driscoll from Pyramid Hill Football Netball Club was named the 2023 Good Sports Victorian Volunteer of the Year. She was recognised for being the beating heart of her club and going beyond the usual undertakings of a volunteer.

Club secretary, Jan Hickmott said Lauren is a long-term passionate Good Sports advocate, committed to creating a welcoming environment for the Pyramid Hill Football Netball Club family. 

“Lauren takes on many roles within the club including social media manager, grant writer, netball umpire, and player, and we are incredibly lucky to have such a passionate, loyal and capable person,” Jan said. 

Hosted by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation at Parliament House, Canberra in February 2024, the Awards ceremony recognised Good Sports clubs and their dedicated volunteers from across the country who are passionate about community, their members and making their club the very best it can be.

A committed advocate for her club

The club was awarded the Good Sports National Safe Transport Award in both 2019 and 2021. Working with a small, dedicated group, Lauren ensures the club remains committed to promoting road safety on rural roads. 

“Lauren is also a committed advocate for the responsible service of alcohol, mental wellbeing, safety, and inclusion. A teacher and natural leader, Lauren is enthusiastic, passionate, and committed in everything she does,” Jan concluded. 

Jan said Lauren is a long-term Good Sports champion, committed to making sure everyone feels welcome, and with a vested interest in ensuring the club continues to safe and inclusive for families.

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