FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. -- The best of the best in Fort St. John were recognized at the 15th annual community awards ceremony.

The city handed out seven awards at the event Thursday night in Centennial Park:

  • Youth Award – Kayla Valerie Braun
  • Humanitarian Award – Kim Turney
  • Arts and Culture Award – Sabrina Brooks
  • Recreation and Sport Award – Fort St. John Huskies
  • Business Award – Wyld Acres Farm & Arena
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Gary and Trudy Alexander
  • Mayor’s Citizen of the Year Award – Mike Acko

The Yukon's YouTube sensation and bhangra dancer Gurdeep Phander was also there as the keynote speaker.