Lord-Lieutenant’s Young Person of the Year 2018

Nominate your Young Person of the Year 2018
Lady Gretton, Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire invites you to celebrate the achievements of young people across the city and county by nominating an inspiring young person aged 13 to 19 for this year’s awards atwww.leicestershire.gov.uk/llawards

This year’s categories will celebrate the very best examples of effort and achievement.  People can nominate for: Young Braveheart, Young Volunteer, Young Sportsperson and Young Artist.

For 2018, the special Young Investigator category commemorates the centenary of the First World War.

This award will be given to someone who investigates and presents a piece of creative research using any method including video, podcast, blog, or report.

The project must be inspired by the contribution of the Commonwealth countries either on the front line or in a supporting role behind the lines.

Please read the further guidance before completing the online form to submit with your research.

Lady Gretton, Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, said: “I am delighted to open the nominations for the 2018 awards.  Having led the awards for more than a decade now, I look forward each year to hearing about the remarkable efforts of our young people and their outstanding endeavours.

“As ever, the award categories highlight bravery, creativity, strength of spirit and selflessness – which can inspire us all in Leicester and Leicestershire.”

The closing date for this year’s nominations for the braveheart, volunteer, sportsperson and artist categories is 31 January 2018.  Entries for the special category Young Investigator of the Year are welcome until 9 February 2017.

The award scheme is open to all 13 to 19 year olds living in Leicester and Leicestershire.  Individuals can be nominated by other young people, their school, parent or carer, as well as any other agency or individual.

The finalists and their parents will be invited to a special ‘red carpet’ awards evening and dinner held in April next year, hosted by the Lord-Lieutenant.

To find out more about the awards or to nominate a young person go online at:www.leicestershire.gov.uk/llawards or email lieutenancyoffice@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 6053.

Thank you for taking a few moments to consider these awards, as without your nominations there would be no awards.

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