VOTE NOW! Geelong celebrating youth for their outstanding achievements

Posted 28 May 2020

VOTE NOW! Geelong celebrating youth for their outstanding achievements

The Geelong Youth Awards aim to recognise and celebrate young people who have made or who are currently making significant contributions in the areas of leadership, equality, inclusion, diversity, education, and the arts.

Award winners will receive a personal trophy and a $1000 contribution to support their ongoing interests and education.

The six awards are;

  • The Young Educator award recognises a young person’s contribution and achievement in all forms of education and community development
  • The Equality award recognises the effort of a young person who strives to make change and promote equality for young people
  • The Leadership Award recognises a young person who has demonstrated leadership within their community through school, work or other contributions and is a good example to follow
  • The Disability Inclusion Award recognises a young person who has worked towards making the Geelong community more accessible and inclusive for people with a lived experience of disability
  • The Diverse Cultural Contribution Award recognises a young person who has contributed creating a vibrant and diverse cultural community
  • The Arts & Music Award recognises a young person who has demonstrated hard work, creativity and passion in their art and engaged the community through visual arts, music, writing, sculpture, play or film

Nominations are now open for you to support and acknowledge a young person you know aged 12-25 who is making outstanding achievements in Greater Geelong. Nominations close Friday 19 June. The winners will be announced Friday 24 July via digital announcement.

For more information and to nominate a young person go to: https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/youthawards/default.aspx

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