Wenty Leagues Director Trevor Simpson named Cumberland Citizen of the Year 2017

by Patrick Halaka | Feb 14,2017

Trevor Simpson’s outstanding and tireless contribution to the Cumberland community recognised in annual Local Citizens of the Year awards.

Wenty Leagues is proud to announce that Club Director and Wentworthville local, Trevor Simpson, has been named as Cumberland Council’s 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Trevor has been involved with Wenty Leagues since shortly after its opening in 1962, instructing Ju-Jitsu classes for local children and promoting the engagement of youth in sport in the wider Cumberland City area. Trevor has also continued to volunteer for the past 22 years, eight years of which he spent assisting students of Wentworthville Public School with their literacy.

Over the years, Trevor has been recognised for his community contributions with an impressive array of awards, including the Order of Australia Medal, the Outstanding Achievement Award in Health and Wellbeing, and the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award.

Tireless efforts to encourage cultural harmony, promote social inclusiveness and demonstrate the values of mateship led to Trevor’s nomination for Cumberland Council’s Local Citizen of the Year Awards.

Whilst upholding the values of kinship, equality and generosity, Trevor has contributed significantly to the growth and success of Wenty Leagues, as well as positively shaping the wider Cumberland community.