2018 Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award Winner: Whitney Eadon from Bendigo Senior Secondary College

Whitney Eadon was the winner of the 2018 Student Voice Award for the Newsboys Foundation Youth Leadership Award.

Whitney Eadon is currently studying year 12 at Bendigo Senior Secondary College and was elected President of the Student Council, which has enabled her to develop her leadership skills through leading and managing a team of 35 people. She is extremely passionate about creating an inclusive environment and ensuring all young people have a voice in their community. Whitney is a young social advocate working towards promoting human rights, gender equality and quality education for all. Whitney has been able to represent and advocate for student voice and social justice at the United Nations and to the Minister of Education.