Lauren Milan-Berlin accepts her awardHow's this for a good news story!

Cairns Year 12 student Lauren Milan-Berlin was awarded Smithfield State High School's Service Commitment Award, which recognises students who have contributed to the school community.

Lauren was recognised for her acts of service to 101.9CoastFM.

She has completed her Cert II and will be going on to finish her Cert III with the CMTO.

Lauren is now working at Prime Cairns 4CA and Zinc as a promo team member and casual panel operator.

Lauren said the Cert II and volunteering at Coast FM has been a life-changing experience!