Are you a special one?

Are you a special one?

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2013

Are you a special one?

Nominations are open for a very, very special and inspiring young person, between the ages of 13-19 years old, from Leicestershire for the prestigious Lord Lieutenant’s Young Person of the Year Awards 2014.

As we know, so many young people are without question the ‘heartbeat’ of Joe’'s Trust and who have risen to the occasion time and time again throughout the most challenging of 12 months since the devastating and sudden loss of beloved son, brother and friend Joe.

There can be no better event and occasion than the Leicestershire Lord Lieutenant’s Young People Awards to recognise and celebrate the many inspirational qualities and talents of some many outstanding young people.

It all starts with someone very special who i’s willing to find the time to nominate a deserving young person. So go on make a difference, make a young person you know feel proud and nominate someone today! We are spoilt for choice because there are so many fine examples of what young people from Leicester and Leicestershire have achieved. Our future is definitely in good hands.

This year’'s awards includes: Young Artist of the Year (The Joe Humphries Memorial Award) to be given to a young person who has demonstrated real skill, innovation and expression in the following:

  • Visual arts
  • Expressive arts
  • Literature
  • Music

The short-listed young people will receive an invitation to the special Awards evening and Dinner in April 2014 and will receive prizes to the value of £500.

Other categories at the awards include;

  • Young Braveheart of the Year
  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Young Voice of the Year
  • Young Most Improved Sports Person of the Year

If you would like to put forward someone you know, please visit: www.leics.gov.uk/llawards

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