Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards

Surrey's Top 25 Under 25The Surrey Board of Trade recognizes business and community-minded people under the age of 25, either working in Surrey or working on a business or community-related project in/for Surrey. The top 25 winners are annually recognized as role models for their community at an awards reception which was held on April 24, 2019, from 5:30-8:00 pm at the Civic Hotel, Autograph Collection.

2019 Winners

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Winner Bios

First Name Last Name Organization/Project Age
Khayla Almonte-Davila REACH; Radius Refugee Livelihood Lab 23
Anjali Dhaliwal Youth Helping Youth 16
Gurjevan Dhaliwal Kids Play Youth Foundation 17
Summin Dinsa Lumen Society 24
Donya Divsalar SFU Aerospace 24
Adelaide Fuller Easier to be Kind 17
Ravneet Ghotra SOARxMentorship Program with SOAR Philanthropic Society 22
Karanvir Gill Lifestream Sick Kids Awareness Society 20
Aruba Khan Red Drops for Blood in partnership with Canadian Blood Services 17
Hajira Khan BeautyCon SFU, Creatorly and EmpowHer 24
Shilpa Lakshmy Enactus SFU 21
Tawanda Masawi Simon Fraser Student Society 23
Chetanya Monga SOARxMentorship Project with SOAR Philanthropic Society, MC Mortgages and Vera’s Burger Shack 23
Shawna Narayan Empower The Future Association 22
Arpit Pandher Break The Divide and Project Poser 18
Haleena Parmar Kids Play Youth Foundation and Moving Forward Family Services 23
Gaganjit Phulka Vitality for the Vulnerable, Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization and Delirium Protocol Committee at Langley Memorial Hospital 24
Ravneet Randhawa Enactus SFU and Count on Me 19
Abhayjeet Sachal Break the Divide and Operation Green 17
Brahmroop Sandhu Surrey Crime Prevention, Crime Stoppers, RCMP and Canadian Civil Liberties Association 19
Tanraj Sohal Canadian Eyesight Global, Professional Chess Player and Coach 22
Branden Sorbo Enactus SFU and Count on Me 20
Harjot Takhar One Blood For Life Foundation & Project Blue Hands Society 20
Richard Tichelman Richard Tichelman Music 19
Peyton Winslade Media Minds at Enactus SFU and 25toLife partnership with SFU Beedie School of Business and Canadian Cancer Society 22

The honorary Health & Safety in the Workplace Award goes to Khayla Almonte-Davila.


Nominations are closed for 2019. Check back for 2020 nominations.

The Judging Criteria is:

  • Must be working on/worked on a business or community project in Surrey (including students) and/or;
  • Must be working in the Surrey business community and/or;
  • Must be contributing/ have recently contributed to a business or community-related project in Surrey and;
  • Must be 25 years of age or younger prior to April 24, 2019

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Previous Winners

2018 Winners

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2017 Winners

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2015 Winners

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2012 Winners

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2011 Winners