The New Westminster Youth Awards is a ceremony designed to identify and recognize the accomplishments of youth within the City of New Westminster.
On May 1, 2019, six awards for youth accomplishments as well as one category for adults were presented. The winners were:
Maggie Chen, Youth Leadership Award
Recognizes youth who possess strong leadership skills and are looked up to by their peers.
Talia Monno, Youth Community Service Award
Recognizes youth who have made positive contributions to the community on a voluntary basis such as serving on a committee and other volunteer work with organizations and groups.
Evan Nolli, Youth Athletics & Sportsmanship Award
Recognizes youth who excel in athletics and display a good attitude and sportsmanship.
Sierra Pitkin, Youth Arts & Culture Award
Recognizes youth who have used their artistic talents to positively impact the community through visual, performing and written arts.
Kate Haberl, Youth Stewardship Award
Recognizes a youth who has gone above and beyond to continually care for or protect something or someone. This award is not limited to ‘green’ initiatives – it covers caring for and protecting people, animals, and other things as well.
Helen Cranstoun, Adult Ally Award
Recognizes an adult mentor or service club who provide support and services to youth.
Jalen Bachra, Youth Ambassador Award
To submit a nomination for Youth Awards 2020 check https://www.newwestyouth.ca/youthawards next Spring.