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
  • Volunteering
  • 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
  • Interpreting English
  • 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
  • International exchanges
  • 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.