South Ayrshire Youth Forum Awards - Winners announced
There were smiles and some wonderful surprises as the winners of the South Ayrshire Youth Forum Awards were announced at the annual awards ceremony last week.
This is the seventh year of these prestigious awards and this time round there were 150 nominations leading to 43 finalists who all waited with bated breath as the winners of each of the 15 categories were announced.
All of those up for an award are between 14 and 25 and live in South Ayrshire. Each individual or group have excelled in art, sport, entertainment or have gone out of their way to help others.
The winners were:
Entertainment - AYR ACADEMY CHOIR
Sustainability - SOUTHCRAIG SENIOR PUPILS
Citizenship - KIERAN ROBB
Unsung Hero - YOUNG ADULT CARERS
Art - LUCY PYE
Health - KYLE ACADEMY PEER EDUCATORS
Personal Achievement in Sport - JACK BROUN
Helping the Community in Sport - ALEX GALLOWAY
Volunteering - ROBYN MCGEORGE
Democracy - KAI GREEN
Learning and Development - ZOE HOPKINS
Paid Staff Award - SASHA BROWN
Volunteer Staff Award - EMMA HYSLOP
SAYF Member of the year - JESSICA HARTSHORN
Young Star of the Year - KAI GREEN
Codie Hodge, Chair of the South Ayrshire Youth Forum said: "It was a great awards ceremony and a golden opportunity to highlight all the innovative ways that young people across South Ayrshire are changing communities for the better. All those nominated were winners and I hope that many more young people follow in their footsteps. Even just doing a little can achieve a lot."