For the first time ever, Mole Valley’s Youth Showcase Awards were streamed on social media, with over a hundred viewers joining in to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Mole Valley’s young people.
This is the sixteenth year the Youth Showcase Awards has been held. It is usually a glamorous, live event hosted by Dorking Halls. The organisers, Mole Valley District Council and Mole Valley’s youth council, Youth Voice, were keen to ensure the winners were still publicly recognised.
The virtual event took place on the evening of Friday 24 April via Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and a digital version of the awards programme is available.
Imogen Edwards – The Ashcombe School
Cycled 200 miles in 2 days from Weston Super Mare to Rochester Castle, raising over £2,000 for the charity Build Africa.
Anna Lewis – The Priory School
Selected and played for the Surrey Girls U14 Cricket team. Anna led and nurtured the girl’s cricket team at school, helping a number of them through their first ever cricket matches.
Daisy Streeter – Therfield School
An outstanding artist who draws elegantly and flawlessly with particular interest in Japanese manga drawings, in pencil, pen and on her tablet.
Courtney Dawkins – Therfield School
Developed strong practical skills over a short period of time whilst mastering an understanding of flavour combinations and her overall passion for cooking.
Josie Wakefield - The Purcell School for Young Musicians
A member of the National Children’s’ Orchestra and a finalist in the international British Flute Society Young Player competition. Josie has won a full scholarship to the prestigious Purcell School for Young Musicians.
Rhiannon Thomas – The Priory School
Her work ethic is strong and she is able to confidently but sensitively lead her peers. Her natural dance ability, creative complexity, passion and drive make her a fantastic dancer.
Mya Sweeney – The Brit School for Performing Arts
Through uncertainty and changes, Mya has been commended for her performance in ‘Songs for a New World’ in which she performed a solo piece.
Leatherhead and Dorking, Team Gym Women’s National Youth 10-14
Hard work and commitment to their sport resulted in them winning a Bronze Medal at the British Team Gymnastic Championships.
Mia Rumbold – The Priory School
An inspiration to those who know her, a daily reminder of how to live with dignity and hope. Diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma at 10 years old, her attitude and work ethic is to be
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