46 Young Achievers awarded in South Oxfordshire

Released on February 23, 2017

Dozens of young people from South Oxfordshire have been recognised for their achievements in sport, art or citizenship at a celebration event. 

South Oxfordshire District Council’s Young Achiever Award Ceremony took place on Wednesday 22 February at Didcot Civic Hall with district council Chairman Paul Harrison and Vice Chairman Jeanette Matelot presenting certificates to 46 young people.  Each young achiever also received £250. 

Those recognised for their achievements include synchronised swimmers Lottie Moghul, aged 12, and Teri-Faye Coupar, 15; ice dancers Hannah Stewart and Anaïs Sophie Arnould, 13 and 15 years old; 16 year old endurance athlete Nancie Bowley; and Emily Williams, 15, who volunteers to help at her local Beaver group.  

Cllr Elizabeth Gillespie, Cabinet Member for Grants at South Oxfordshire District Council, said: “I’m delighted that we are recognising the achievements of these talented young people.  They are involved in activities ranging from voluntary community work, music and traditional sports.  They are a real credit to the district setting great example for others to follow.”

Young Achievers 2017 event

NOTES FOR EDITORS 

To request more details or the full list of the achievements, or for photos from the event, please email communications@southandvale.gov.uk or call 01235 422400.