Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s Young Citizenship Award
Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff’s Young Citizenship Award and the The Mayor of Oswestry, Councillor Sandy Best would like the community of Oswestry to nominate the young person you feel deserves this prestigious award.
You are able to access the 2019 online nomination form by clicking on the following link:HERE
As well as the details of the nominee and nominator, the form will ask for a summation of up to 200 words of your young person’s achievements. You can also submit separately up to five items of supporting evidence.
Outstanding Young Citizenship comes in many guises and below are a few examples of previous nominee’s work. It is not an exhaustive list and nominations will of course be accepted for other activities:
Fund-raising and charity events
Peer monitoring or youth work
Community radio and newsletters
Conservation volunteer activities
Recycling and debates on environment issues
Projects to improve the school or local neighbourhood
Caring on a regular basis
Managing family finances
Enterprise projects and work experience
Serving on school or youth council
Writing to an MP or newspaper
Mock parliaments or elections and campaigns or debates about political issues
Activities to do with consumer or legal issues
The award is open through schools and youth organisations to all young people whose permanent residence is in Shropshire, and who go above and beyond for their community, charity, family or friends.
Please email your completed nomination to the Mayor c/o the following email address;
Any questions please contact: Sandra Trevor on 01691 680222
The closing date for the online form is Friday 25 January and the awards night will be held on Thursday 28 February 2019, at Shrewsbury Colleges Group’s London Road Campus, where all the nominees will receive a personal certificate of outstanding citizenship and overall winners will be announced.