Young people doing amazing things are set to be celebrated in the Broxbourne Youth Awards 2018 and nominations are now open.
Broxbourne Council is inviting the public, clubs and organisations to put forward local young people and those who work to provide services for young people in 14 categories to recognise and celebrate their achievements.
Online nominations were formally opened on Wednesday 22 November at the 2017 Mayoral Debate for Secondary Schools at Broxbourne Council.
Young people (aged 11 to 19, or up to 25 for those with a disability), as well as projects and clubs, can be nominated in the following categories:
- Young Volunteer of the Year
- Broxbourne’s Young Sports Personality of the Year
- Broxbourne’s Youth Team Achievement of the Year
- Youth Project of the Year
- Youth Disability Project of the Year
- Club of the Year
- Youth Worker Award
- Young People’s Charity of the Year
- Young Person’s Achievement Award
- Inspirational Teacher Award (Secondary School)
- Young Person’s Contribution to Culture
- Young Carer’s Award
- Young Person’s Contribution to the Environment
- Apprentice of the Year
Tom Culley, Youth Mayor and Chair of Broxbourne Youth Council, said: “It is fantastic that, as a Borough, we can celebrate the huge achievements of forever striving young people across Broxbourne. There are huge achievements being made every second of every day and the Broxbourne Youth Awards is a key date in our diary to celebrate, unite and congratulate.”
Deputy Youth Mayor Sophie Barber said: “It's an exciting time for young people who will be nominating and those who will be nominated. I'm really looking forward to celebrating the achievements of our young people.”
Members of the public can nominate a young person or group by completing an online nomination form at www.broxbourne.gov.uk/youthawards .
Nominations are open until 5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2018.
Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at a ceremony on Friday 9 March 2018 at the Spotlight in Hoddesdon.
The 2018 Broxbourne Youth Awards is sponsored by Aldwyck Housing Association, the Broxbourne-Sutera Twinning Association, CEG, Cheshunt FC, Inland Homes and Marriott Hotels.
For more information, contact the Council’s Community Development Team on 01992 785555 extension 5909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org