More than 100 young people celebrated at Norwich awards evening

OPEN’s first Norfolk Youth Awards showcased the stories of under-18s from a wide variety of backgrou

OPEN’s first Norfolk Youth Awards showcased the stories of under-18s from a wide variety of backgrounds. Photo: OPEN - Credit: Archant

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 backgrou

OPEN’s first Norfolk Youth Awards showcased the stories of under-18s from a wide variety of backgrounds. Photo: Corrienne Peasgood - Credit: Archant

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.


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For the full list of winners and photos from last night's event, see tomorrow's paper.

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