Celebrating Extraordinary Talents and Achievements: Young Greenwich Awards Honor Exceptional Youth

23rd Jun, 2023 13:06pm

The Young Greenwich Awards took place on Friday 16th June at the University of Greenwich, who proudly sponsored the event. This annual ceremony is dedicated to celebrating the outstanding achievements of young individuals in our community. The event was co-hosted by a talented young person from the service Harry Steptoe, who brought their vibrant personality and engaging stage presence to the forefront.

The evening was graced by the presence of esteemed guests, including the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Cllr Dominic Mbang and Deputy Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Cllr Averil Lekau, who joined hands in recognising the remarkable talents and accomplishments of these exceptional young people.

The awards ceremony was a true reflection of the vibrant and diverse talent pool within the Young Greenwich community. The evening was filled with an atmosphere of celebration and inspiration as young achievers from various backgrounds and fields were acknowledged for their remarkable contributions.

The Deputy Leader of Greenwich delivered a heartfelt speech, emphasising the significance of the Young Greenwich Awards and the council's vision for the youth in the borough.

One of the highlights of the night was a captivating performance by Tyler Anthony Dixon, a talented artist from our partners at Tramshed. The audience was enthralled by Tyler's electrifying performance, which showcased the depth of talent and creativity nurtured by the partnership.

The evening was further enhanced by the presence of our resident DJ, Daquian Jones who skillfully curated an unforgettable musical experience.

The group awards section of the event highlighted the outstanding achievements of various young people within the community. This included awards, such as Young Leaders & Influence, Sports Achievement, Academic Excellence and Community Champion.

Amidst the group awards, the event also shone a spotlight on individual achievements. Singular awards were presented to young individuals who exhibited exceptional skills, dedication, and resilience in their respective fields.

CEO of Metro Charity Andrew Evans highlighted that 'these events are excellent for getting young people engaged and recognised for all the hard work they do throughout the year. We know these things are not easy but they have made some great achievements'

As the evening concluded, the Young Greenwich Awards left a lasting impression on all those in attendance. The celebration of youth achievements and the recognition of their talents served as a powerful reminder of the incredible potential within our community. The event reinforced the commitment to supporting young individuals and inspiring them to strive for excellence in all their endeavours.

Have a look at some pictures to see how the event went!