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Michael Sinclair - Diana Award

EDM (Early Day Motion) 764: tabled on 21 July 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Clarkston teenager, Michael Sinclair, who has been honoured with a Diana Award; notes that that award was made to Michael, who is 16, because of his efforts to connect people with nature and the environment; appreciates that Michael was recommended for that Diana Award by Eastwood Rotary Club following a presentation to members on his environmental work in the community; understands that the Williamwood High School student has undertaken more than 350 hours of volunteering in Linn Park where he has worked to encourage biodiversity and sustainability of nesting within the park by leading an innovative and successful nest-box programme; further understands that Michael has set up and chairs his school environment committee; further appreciates Michael's efforts in sharing his skills and experience with others via talks and presentations; applauds Michael's work with groups and organisations in support of environmental sustainability and improvement; further notes Michael's engagement with other young people and understands his positive influence in this regard; and shares a positive appreciation of Michael’s work as a community volunteer, fundraiser and environmental campaigner.