PRESS RELEASE – Nominations are now open for the 2015 National Youth Awards in the following categories:
Outstanding Youth in Entrepreneurship
Outstanding Youth in Social Development
Outstanding Religious Organization
Outstanding Youth in Performing Arts (Music, drama, dance)
Outstanding Youth in Innovation and Technology
Outstanding Youth in Visual Arts
Outstanding Youth in Literary Arts (Poetry, Writing)
Outstanding Youth Organization
Outstanding District Youth and Sports Council
Outstanding Student Council
Outstanding Professional in Youth
Community Achievement Award
Esteemed Challenge Award (youth who are differently abled)
Esteemed Award in Youth Development
Esteemed Volunteer Award (NYC Award)
Excellence Award (Youth of the Year)
1) To nominate an individual, group or organization for one of the awards listed above, the nominator must complete all sections of the nomination form and ensure that all supporting documentation (i.e. reference letters, the narrative and the citation) are attached and submitted to: Director, Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Blue Coral Mall Castries.
Nomination forms may be collected from the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Blue Coral Mall, Bridge Street, Castries or downloaded from the following Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Youth & Sports Saint Lucia
• The nominee must be a St. Lucian citizen between the age of ten (10) and thirty –five (35) years old.
• Self nomination is not allowed.
• The achievements or noteworthy service should be within the specific time period of twelve (12) months i.e. 1st January to 31st December 2014
• Only completed nomination forms received by Thursday 16th April, 2015will be considered. Nominations received after the date will not be considered for this year’s award
• Ministry of Youth Development and Sports reserve the right to verify all information. Any nomination form containing false information automatically disqualifies the nominee.
Only completed nomination forms with all supporting documents received by Thursday16th April 2015 will be considered National Youth Awards