Model citizen happy to jump on board

CRAIGIEBURN’S Nadine Kotop is wasting no time getting her voice heard around Hume, with a bit of help from the mayor.
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Not content with winning the 2012 Hume young citizen of the year award, Ms Kotop (pictured) has joined the advisory board of the Hume Global Learning Village.

A media and criminology student at the University of Melbourne, Ms Kotop joins a host of corporate and community big-hitters, including Victoria University pro-vice-chancellor Gregory Baxter and Alannah and Madeline Foundation chief executive officer Judith Slocombe on the panel, which identifies community initiatives to take learning in Hume to higher levels.

Ms Kotob, 20, was advised to take on the position by mayor Ros Spence, who said the injection of young blood would better represent the region.

“Nadine is an energetic and inspiring young person in our community and I’m sure she will be a strong voice on the board,” Cr Spence said.