More than 100 young people celebrated at Norwich awards evening
PUBLISHED: 08:42 26 April 2018 | UPDATED: 08:42 26 April 2018
The outstanding achievements of more than 100 young people from across Norfolk were celebrated last night in Norwich.
OPEN’s first Norfolk Youth Awards showcased the stories of under-18s from a wide variety of backgrounds.
The categories were: Sport Individual, Perseverance, Team of the Year, Community, Charity, Volunteer, Education, Arts, Entrepreneur, and Hero, an award recognising an adult seen as a hero by young people.
An outstanding achievement award was presented to the young person who: “Proved themselves to be a star, overcoming any challenges, and following their interests with a passion”. The winner was Jaimz Mee, 16, for his commitment to dance.
The main sponsors were Norfolk County Council, City College Norwich and Norwich City Football Club.
For the full list of winners and photos from last night’s event, see tomorrow’s paper.