Elkford announces citizen of the year

Dustin Murray was named Elkford's Citizen of the Year.

Dustin Murray is Elkford's citizen of the year

Dustin Murray is Elkford's citizen of the year

During a recent council meeting, Acting Mayor, Councillor Shelly McLean, announced Elkford resident Dustin Murray as the 2012 Elkford Citizen of the Year.

Murray was nominated as Citizen of the Year for the limitless hours he has dedicated to the Elkford Secondary School Girl’s Volleyball Team since 2007, the WildCat Grass Smash, coaching Club Volleyball and the time he has dedicated to many other clubs and organizations in town. Dustin is known as a hard working and dedicated individual, involved with the Wapiti Ski Hill, PAC, Early Childhood Development Committee event and activities, Minor Ball, Karate and archery – all while raising a young family. Murray is known for helping to make Elkford a wonderful place for residents and visitors alike and is a mentor and role model to many youth in the community.

Dustin was honoured as the Citizen of the Year at the Wildcat Days Opening Ceremonies on and had the honour of being the Grand Marshall for the annual Wildcat Days Parade.