On the 18th of June, Young Explorer, Saraya D'Ath was presented with an award at the Young Star Gala Awards dinner for the Arts/Education category, recognising the work that she has conducted in Russia and Borneo following her expedition to Kamchatka, Russia, with Mike Horn and the Pangaea Expedition in December 2011.
The Young Star Awards are held monthly and a nominee is chosen in each of three different categories; Arts/Education and Sport and Community. Saraya won the Arts/Education category and won $5000.
The gala evening is a big event in Brisbane city with around 1000 people attending including many VIPs who recognise the achievements of their young local people. Well done Saraya!