Fifteen finalists have been selected for Bath & North East Somerset Council’s inaugural Our Young Stars Awards. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of extraordinary young people from across the district. A panel of judges selected the finalists after reviewing 70 nominations received from family members, friends, teachers, sports coaches and third sector organisations.
The winners will be announced at a Gala Awards Dinner on 9th March 2019.
Bath & North East Somerset Council Leader, Tim Warren, said: “The response to our appeal for nominations was amazing and it was an incredibly tough job selecting the 15 finalists. Reading through their stories it is clear we have some incredible, courageous and selfless young people in our midst. I am personally really looking forward to meeting all our finalists at our Gala Awards Dinner and celebrating their achievements.”
The finalists who all live in Bath and North East Somerset range in age from 6-18 years old:
Courage – sponsored by Kersfield
Summer Carey Daw
Bobby Lee Warman
Education – sponsored by YTL/Wessex Water
Innovation – sponsored by The James Dyson Foundation
Sport – sponsored by Bath Rugby
Unsung – sponsored by IESIS Group Ltd (Rengen Developments)
Tickets for the Gala Awards Dinner are now on sale. For more information and to download a booking form visit: www.bathnes.gov.uk/ouryoungstars
Or call: 01225 477038 or 01225 395025