On a night filled with enthusiasm and excitement, our friends at YourTV hosted the much-anticipated Youth Achievement Awards, powered by the Optimist Club of Cornwall. This prestigious event celebrated the remarkable achievements of young individuals who have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact in their community. With over 60 entries received, the competition was fierce, but the 24 winners across three main categories and four subcategories truly stood out. The awards not only recognized their outstanding efforts but also served as a source of inspiration for the youth and the wider community.
The YourTV Youth Achievement Awards embraced the spirit of recognizing and appreciating young leaders in their community. The three main categories that formed the core of the event were At My Best, Giving Back, and Kindness is Cool. Each category was further divided into four subcategories, namely grade 4-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. This thoughtful division allowed the judges to acknowledge the unique contributions of individuals across different age groups.
The event shone a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of the winners and runners-up and they are:
At My Best
Kindness is Cool
4-6 runner up
7-8 runner up
Caedmon Van Putten
9-10 runner up
11-12 runner up
The YourTV Youth Achievement Awards not only celebrated the winners but also served as a powerful source of inspiration for the entire community. Witnessing the efforts and accomplishments of these young individuals was a testament to the immense potential within every person, regardless of age. Their passion and dedication remind us that it is never too early to make a difference and create a positive change in the world.
Moreover, the event highlighted the importance of nurturing and encouraging youth involvement in community activities. By recognizing and honoring their achievements, the Optimist Club of Cornwall and YourTV demonstrated their commitment to empowering and supporting the next generation of leaders.
You can watch the broadcast of the entire event on YourTV Cornwall, channel 11. It premieres Monday June 19th at 7pm.
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