Tendring Youth Awards

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Make your nominations!

Tendring Youth Awards 2023 is coming up and nominations are now open.

Nominate who you think deserves an award this year. Give them an evening to feel special and show them that hard work does pay off!

Submit your nomination here: https://tendring-self.achieveservice.com/en/service/Tendring_Youth_Awards_Nominations

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.

Tendring Youth Awards finalists 2022

The Tendring Youth Awards' headline sponsor is Harwich Haven Authority: Harwich Haven Authority logo

Award Categories


Volunteer (Young Person aged 11-21)

Sponsored by: Actual Radio
This award recognises the young person/s hard and dedicated work to help others with nothing in return. They put themselves out there to show kindness and volunteer their time to help. Must be aged between 11-21, can be as an individual or as part of a group.

Winner of 2022; Chloe Cook

Runners up of 2022;  Max Beeson and Kerri Martin


Arts (Young Person aged 11-21)

Sponsored by: Princes Theatre

This award showcases creative, talented and ambitious young people through either drawing, writing, dancing, theatre, design and textiles or another creative art. Between the ages of 11-21. The winners of this category will get the chance to have a tour around the Princes Theatre.

Winner of 2022; Wilf Elliott

Runners up of 2022; Clacton Community Theatre and Lola Rogers


Community Improvement (Young Person aged 8-21)

Sponsored by: Harwich Haven Authority

This award celebrates an individual or group, aged between 8-21, who have significantly contributed to their community by making it a better and nicer place. The winner will receive a bursary from the sponsors, Harwich Haven Authority, to enable them to continue to develop the community project into the future.

Winner of 2022; Multi-Schools Council

Runners up of 2022; Arnie Dawson and Oliver Dawson-Dragisic and Shorefields School Council


Young Carer (Young Person aged 8-18)

Sponsored by: Tendring Careline

This award recognises a young person who gives up their own time to help look after someone who has a condition, such as a disability, illness or mental health condition and takes on big adult jobs at a young age. Between the ages of 8-18.

Winner of 2022; Alfie Benson

Runners up of 2022; Annabelle Turbefield and Frankie Draper


Learning Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)

Sponsored by: Tendring District Council

This award rewards the hard work and perseverance of a young person who has gone above and beyond by succeeding in their chosen subject at school, college or university, or they have shown their determination to achieve their learning goals by putting in a lot of hard work. Between the ages of 11-21.

Winner of 2022; Skye Inwood

Runners up of the younger category 2022; Daniel Xi Lin and Ivy Keeble

Winner of 2022; Jessica Rygal

Runners up of the older category 2022; Kamila Karczewska and Theo Vine


Outstanding Achievement (Young Person aged 11-21)

Sponsored by: Essex County Council
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 of 2022; Reggie Hilham-Field

Runners up of 2022; Ruby Doe-Stovell and Oliver Blanes


Personal Growth (Young Person aged 8-21)

Sponsored by: Nova Training

Between the ages of 8-21, has this person overcome huge difficulties to achieve success. The difficulties could be with their health, work life, education, social or family problems. This person has shown dedication and strength by continuing to work hard through tough situations in their life.

Winner of 2022; Jaevon James

Runner up of 2022; Sarah Smith and Briony Allen


Environmental Initiative Awards (Young Person aged 8-21)

Sponsored By: Halterman Carless

Celebrating those who have significantly contributed to improving or caring for the environment.  This award includes a bursary from the sponsors to enable the winners to continue and develop their environmental initiatives into the future. For young people aged between 8-21.

Winner of 2022; Charlotte Clarke

Runners up of 2022; Mitchell Rose and 1st Tendring Cubs


Unsung Hero (Adult)

Sponsored by: Harwich Haven Authority

This award is given in recognition of the efforts of an individual adult who has supported young people to achieve their full potential, reach their dreams and/or to show the young person to stay positive through a tough time. This could be through volunteering, mentoring, coaching or work.

Winner of 2022; Chris Bareham

Runners up of 2022; Thomas Hide and Clare Leach


NEW for 2023: Improved Attendance (aged 5-16)

Sponsored by: Aquinas Provisions

This award recognises improved school attendance by pupils. This does not necessarily mean they have the best attendance; but rather that they have overcome adversity and in doing so have maintained or improved school attendance.

There are two awards in this category; one for primary age pupils (school years 1-6), and one for secondary age pupils (school years 7-11).


Committee Award

This award is given to a finalist who does not win in their category, but who the Tendring Youth Awards committee feels is particularly worthy.

Winner of 2022; Frankie Draper 


Tendring Youth Awards are supported by Harwich Haven Authority, Nova Training, , Tendring Careline, Aquinas Provisions, Princes Theatre, Actual Radio, Halterman Carless, Essex County Council and Tendring District Council.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, or joining the committee, email thetendringyouthawards@gmail.com

Last updated on: 06/01/2023 - 11:22