The Swansea Bay Radio Young Achiever Awards are back for 2017, proudly sponsored by Tata Steel – creating a sustainable steel industry in Wales.
This year’s awards ceremony will be held at The Towers Hotel & Spa, Jersey Marine on Thursday 28th September and will recognise and reward special young people in our community that truly make a difference through business, training, education, the arts or voluntary work.
We all know someone who has done something special that deserves recognition. The Swansea Bay Young Achiever Awards allows us to shine a light on inspirational young people in a range of categories.
Nominations are now open and the categories are as follows:
Outstanding Progress Award (Primary) – Sponsored by Kip McGarth
This award isn’t necessarily about achievement, but about progression. Whether they have overcome schooling difficulties or made outstanding development throughout Primary School, let’s recognise them.
Outstanding Progress Award (Secondary) – Sponsored by NPTC Group
This award isn’t necessarily about achievement, but about progression. Whether they have overcome schooling difficulties or made outstanding development throughout Secondary School, let’s recognise them.
Outstanding Progress Award (6th Form) – Sponsored by Liberty Home Design
This award isn’t necessarily about achievement, but about progression. Whether they have overcome schooling difficulties or made outstanding development throughout 6th Form, let’s recognise them.
Young Carer of the Year – Sponsored by A&S Tyres
Do you know an unpaid, unsung carer who is kind, compassionate and selflessly looks after a loved one? Perhaps they care for you. Nominate and reward them for all they do.
Sports Star of the Year – Sponsored by Celtic Minor Golf Club
Nominate a local sports star, club or team who has achieved something significant in the world of sport whether at local or national level.
Young Fundraiser of the Year – Sponsored by The Colliers Arms
This award pays tribute to a special person or a group whose efforts to raise money for charity and good causes has really make a difference.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Sponsored by United Dental
Do you know an entrepreneur who has demonstrated hard work and persistence to gain exceptional achievements for their age? Let’s recognise them.
Commitment to the Environment Award – Sponsored by the Waterfront Museum
This award is for an individual or group of people who work to positively contribute to our environment. Let us recognise their efforts by presenting them with this award.
Child of Courage Award – Sponsored by Blazers
This award applies to children under the age of 16 who have demonstrated exceptional courage. They may have battled against all odds to overcome challenges. Let’s recognise them in front of family and friends.
Young Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by Carter Lee
Do you know someone who helps their community in remarkable ways or goes that extra mile in their volunteering? This is your chance to give them the recognition they truly deserve.
Young Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by PES
This award will recognise the valuable contribution apprentices make to the company. Whether they have had a positive impact on the company or have gone against all odds to achieve their objectives, we want to hear about them.
Performing Arts Award – Sponsored by The Performance Factory
This award aims to recognise an individual who has shown remarkable commitment and contribution to the Performing Arts. Whether its success on the stage or behind the scenes, lets recognise someone who really makes sure that the show must go on!
Outstanding Achievement Award –
This award will be presented by the event’s main sponsor. It will be awarded to an individual or group for exceptional service to the community or personal achievement.