Nominations open for Wandsworth Young Person of the Year
5:30pm Friday 1st March 2013 in News
Do you know an outstanding young person? Nominate them for this year’s Wandsworth Young Person of the Year award.
The award, in its 21st year, honours those young people in the community who deserve recognition for their achievements, courage, generous attitude or ability to overcome difficult personal circumstances.
This could include: outstanding achievement in education, sport or the arts; making a major contribution to their school or local community; overcoming difficulties or setbacks to achieve their goals and/or acts of good citizenship.
Individual awards of up to £500 can be won, plus a trophy for the overall winner.
The Group Award will give funding of up to £100 for a group carrying out voluntary work in their own time.
The award is open to young people who had not reached their 19th birthday on September 1, 2012, and either live or attend a school or college in the borough.
Consent of a parent or guardian is also needed and nominees should themselves be aged over 18.
To nominate visit www.wandsworth.gov.uk/wypy2013. The closing date for entries is March 17, 2013.