Tendring Youth Awards are keen to promote a positive image of young people. We aim to highlight and celebrate the success of young people and their commitment to the community in and around the Tendring area.
Check back on this page for information on the 2019 event - date TBC - as the new committee develops the awards.
The 2018 awards took place on Thursday, July 5, at the Princes Theatre.
Volunteer (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: Essex County Council
This award recognises the volunteering efforts of young people (aged 11-21) as an individual or as part of a group.
Winner: CC Blue Tops
Finalists: Alfie Davidson; MCS Football Team
Arts (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: The Princes Theatre
This award showcases the creative potential of a young person (aged 11-21) in any respect of the arts; including Creative (i.e. drawing or writing), Expressive (i.e. dancing or theatre) or Applied (i.e. product design or textiles).
Winner: Bethan Powell
Finalists: Royal Aces; Mia Reed
Community Improvement (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: Frinton Free Youth.
This award celebrates an individual or group who have significantly contributed to their community.
Winner: Beacon Hill Young Volunteers
Finalists: Tendring Police Cadets; Manningtree Road Safety Ambassadors
Young Carer (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: Careline
This award recognises a young person (aged 11-21) who helps look after a relative who has a condition, such as a disability, illness, mental health condition, or a drug or alcohol problem.
Winner: Leni Burns
Finalists: Reece Ribbins; Ashton Utley
Learning Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: Tendring District Council
This award rewards the hard work and perseverance of a young person (aged 11-21) who has succeeded in their chosen subject or subjects showing their determination to achieve their learning goals.
Winner: Emma Spooner
Finalists: Laurelin Chase; Peter Bi-Lui
Outstanding Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: Jamesons Accountants
The Outstanding Achievement category is all about celebrating an individual or group of young people (aged 11-21) achieving in any discipline or field. Achievements must be significant and exceed the norm.
Winner: Charlie Latimer
Finalists: Bobby-Jean Cook; Emily Marlborough
Personal Journey (Young Person aged 11-21)
Sponsored by: TLG
This award is given in recognition that some young people (aged 11-21) overcome huge difficulties to achieve success. Obstacles might include problems in their family, social, educational, health or work lives.
Winner: Darryl Russell
Finalist: Joshua Rolph-Wills
Unsung Hero (Adult)
Sponsored by: Nova Training
This award is given in recognition of the efforts of an individual (adult) to support young people to achieve their full potential, through volunteering, mentoring or coaching.
Winner: Indi Allen
Finalists: Lynn Nash; Sarah Harrington
Tendring Youth Awards are supported by Tendring District Council, Essex County Council, Princes Theatre Clacton, and Transforming Lives for Good.
If you are interested in sponsoring the event, email email@example.com