Sacred Heart College student wins Participate award at WA Youth Awards

Vincent Pettinicchio.
Vincent Pettinicchio.

KALLAROO youngster Vincent Pettinicchio has officially been recongised as a star in the community.

The 12-year-old Sacred Heart College student won the Participate Award at Thursday night’s 2017 WA Youth Awards.

These awards recognise the achievements and contributions of young West Australians aged 12 to 25, as well as organisations that work with and support WA youth.

Vincent was awarded for his project that sees packs of toiletries and comfort items put together and distributed to homeless people in Perth.

Vincent’s Project for the Homeless has already nearly 4000 people in need.