Top 25 under 25 honoured by Surrey Board of Trade

The best youth initiatives will be recognized at an awards ceremony on May 28

The Surrey Board of Trade has released the names of the winners of its 25 under 25 awards, an evening that celebrates bright youth.

The fifth-annual Top 25 Under 25 Reception celebrates the initiatives of Surrey’s youth 25 years and younger.

The 25 winners were chosen based upon their business or community achievements, leadership ability and community involvement.

They will be recognized on May 28, from 5:30–8 p.m. at Eaglequest Golf Course, at 7778 152 St. The event is free.

The winners are:

• Amanbir Atwal, 19, of Young Transforming Society

• Angus Lin, 17, of Think Forward, Think Recycling

• Calvin Tiu, 22, Frontiers Poeticss, KPU’s Rap Outreach Project

• Deepak Sharma, 20, of Simon Fraser Student Society and #WESAYES FOR TRANSIT

• Ekam Nagra, 21, of Ball Don’t Stop Basketball

• Felicia Rafael, 23, of Beneath One Sky Commuter Support Society

• Gloria Yu, 16, Junior Team Canada Ambassador / SDC Blue Ribbon Foundation / Fraser Heights Model UN Conference

• Jaskirat Sahni, 17, Girls Empowered

• Jeremy Pearce, 23, Transit Watch

• Jessica Kim, 20, Musician Impact Network Society

• Kanwalnain K. Grewal, 20, Red FM

• Keri Van Gerven, 24, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

• Kiran Toor, 20, KidsPlay

• Lourence Singh, 20, SOAR Philanthropic Society

• Paige Glazier, 19, Team Orange

• Puneet Sooch, 22, Posh Makeup Studios / Various volunteer roles

• Rajan Dhaliwal, 23, Matcon Canada / The Child Development Foundation of BC / Canasia Forest Industries

• Rhythm Tang, 19, Enactus SFU – Hunger Actions

• Rick Kumar, 22, Frontiers Poetics: KPU’s Rap Outreach Project

• Ridge Pinto, 22, SFU / Canadian Cancer Society / Sport Chek / Microsoft

• Ridge Pinto, 22, SFU/Canadian Cancer Society/Sport Check/Microsoft

• Rizwan Qaiser, 24, SFU’s Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Association (IdEA)

• Scott Hargrove, 20, Canada’s Next Indycar Superstar

• Sean Warwick, 23, AFK Game Development Symposium

• Shantelle Medel, 23, Beneath One Sky Community Support Society / The Walk and Learn Program

• Tyler Reid, 18, Tyler’s Firewood Company

More information about the winners and event, in addition to previous years’ winners, is available at http://www.businessinsurrey.com/surreys-top-25-under-25-awards/