Honour Roll

Citizen of the Year Award - 2009

John Beecroft

One of 2009's jointly awarded winners, John Beecroft is a tireless contributor to our community.  He has had important leadership roles in Rotary Club of Northbridge where is initiated the formation of a Rotaract Club for younger adults. During his six years as President of Northbridge Progress Association membership grew from 80 to 300 people and the association's finances also substantially improved.  He has also been an active participant in Northbridge Swimming Club and Northbridge Golf Club.

A lifelong resident of Northbridge, in his youth he was an outstanding rugby player, and became President of his club and later a coach for younger teams. He has been a Surf Club member and mentor for younger members for 43 years.