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  • Title: Young People Of the Year - yopey
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Who Can Enter.. Positive News.. Negative News.. Thanks.. Yopey VB.. Contact Us.. Young People of the Year.. Revealing, Recognising and Rewarding Positive Role Models.. LATEST EVENTS.. Latest Winners.. First London YOPEY '13-14.. Bedfordshire '13-14.. Cambridgeshire '14.. Nottinghamshire '14.. Hertfordshire '14.. YOPEY Befriender '13-14.. New Yopeys.. Everywhere Else.. YOPEY Befriender '14-15.. FOLLOW US.. SEARCH SITE.. Loading.. TWITTER.. Tweets by @YopeyCharity.. TEACHERS!.. Download the content of YOPEY�s schools CD for your area from here.. Presenting PRMs.. Download presentation about Positive Role Models here.. PICK A YOPEY.. How to enter.. To enter a YOPEY choose the area where you live, work or study from the menu below, click on Enter Yourself and fill in the online entry form now or download a form to your desktop and fill in later.. How to nominate.. To nominate a young person or group of young people, choose the area where they live, work or study from the menu below, click on Nominate Someone You Know and fill in the online nomination form or download a form to your desktop and fill in later.. Choose your area.. Bedfordshire '13-14.. Cambridgeshire '14.. First London YOPEY '13-14.. Hertfordshire '14.. Nottinghamshire '14.. YOPEY Befriender '13-14.. YOPEY Befriender '14-15.. Archived Yopeys.. Be A Friend '12.. Bedfordshire '08.. Bedfordshire '09.. Bedfordshire '10.. Bedfordshire '12.. Bishop's Stortford '05.. Braintree & Uttlesford '07.. Brentwood & Billericay '07.. Broxbourne '07.. Broxbourne '08.. Buckinghamshire '08.. Buckinghamshire '09.. Buckinghamshire '10.. Cambridge '06.. Cambridgeshire '07.. Cambridgeshire '08.. Cambridgeshire '09.. Cambridgeshire '10.. Cambridgeshire '11.. Cambridgeshire '12.. Cambridgeshire '13.. Chelmsford & Maldon '07.. Dacorum & St Albans '08.. East Herts '06.. East Herts '08.. Essex '09.. 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When YOPEY founder Tony Gearing spoke to about 60 sixth-formers at All Saints Catholic Academy in Mansfield about becoming befrienders in Runwood s local Maun View care home more than 30 volunteered.. Befriender wins Oscar for visiting dying man.. A Hemel Hempstead sixth-former who befriended an elderly man until the day he died came third in Hertfordshire s Young People of the Year awards or the YOPEYs.. I learned to look outside my immediate surroundings.. Past YOPEY finalist Alex Wells talks about volunteering at a care homeAlex Wells volunteered once a week at a nursing home, where some of the residents have dementia and age-related problems, before going to university.. YOPEY ON TV.. For TV news coverage about YOPEY.. click here.. For YOPEY films made by young people about YOPEY.. For YOPEY finalists interviewed on radio.. TALK TO WINNERS.. Talk to past YOPEY winners.. on our new.. Yopey Forum.. , leave comments on YOPEY, hear about our awards and how you might help.. Click here to join.. Members click here.. Welcome to.. Young People of the Year or 'YOPEY', pronounced yop-ee!.. First London YOPEY won by Joel Davis for setting up inexpensive tutoring service and Aidan McNulty for founding charity that counsels young people  ...   can hold an auction of Experiences Money Cannot Buy.. For example we have written to Ed Sheeran asking if he could strum with a young musician for a couple of hours, Professor Green if he.. Read More.. Your school to put on YOPEY awards?.. How your school could help to put on a YOPEY awards ceremony.. Here about 30 volunteers from Ely College, the local comprehensive in the town of the same name, put on the 2012 Cambridgeshire YOPEYs at Ely Cathedral.. YOPEY s main aims and objectives.. On the Charity Commission s website, YOPEY s Activities are listed as:.. We run campaigns to combat the bad press inflicted on young people by revealing, recognising and rewarding young unsung heroes and setting them up as positive role models (PRMs) for other young people to copy.. These campaigns are usually held in a single counties but we have done larger areas, such as the whole of the UK for a magazine in 2008, and smaller areas, such as a town or council district.. The Charity Commission lists YOPEY s Charitable Objects as:.. The.. The YOPEYs in five minutes!.. Ideal to show in school assemblies, this short film is about the kinds of young positive role models that YOPEY promotes and how to nominate.. Get the Flash Player.. to see this player.. Boris backs London YOPEY.. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has become the latest political leader to endorse YOPEY following, among others, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband.. Upon hearing about the John Lewis Young People of the Year the first YOPEY in the capital Boris said: London is full of talented young people who are doing amazing things to help their communities.. It is fantastic that Young People of the Year are showcasing the achievements of these role models and encouraging more youngsters to strive to be the best they can.. YOPEY.. The YOPEYs are coming.. to London.. Three intrepid young YOPEY volunteers took a six-metre banner to London.. Read their story and see more of their photos.. here.. Typical YOPEY awards ceremony.. Founder Tony Gearing opens Bedfordshire YOPEY.. For more on these awards.. Weren t the Olympics and Paralympics marvelous, amazing, or as the young would say AWESOME.. Well, welcome to the Olympics for young people who give to the community.. Just like the medal winners at the Games, I believe every young person here can be role models for today s younger generation, and a source of pride for the older generations.. YOPEY condemns unfair TV ad about youth crime.. FACT 30% of adults aged 16-24 were victims of crimes covered by the CSEW, compared to 21% of all adults.. FACT 15% of adults aged 16-24 were victims of personal crime (e.. g.. violence, robbery, theft from the person), compared to 6% of all adults.. YOPEY founder Tony Gearing was interviewed on Radio 5 Live on October 10th condemning a TV ad that is promoting the elections for Police and Crime Commissioners.. He also appeared on BBC Radio Suffolk and BBC Radio Kent.. The story was also reported in national newspaper of the year, the.. Why YOPEY needs sponsors.. A short film made at the Bedfordshire Blue Light Young People of the Year awards ceremony that sums up what our awards are about, and why we need help from sponsors.. Page: 1 of 3 -.. Next Page.. |.. YOPEY registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales as charity number 1145573.. Registered with the Registrar of Companies for England and Wales as company number 7751145.. Teaching Resources.. -.. YOPEY on TV.. YOPEY on radio.. YOPEY movies made by young people..

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  • Title: Young People Of the Year - yopey
    Descriptive info: Our mission.. Our mission is to reveal young unsung heroes, recognise them publicly, and to reward the very best.. How Yopey works.. From the menu below, choose the area where you live, work or study to enter yourself in Yopey.. If you are nominating someone else, choose the area where they live, work or study to make your nomination.. So what is YOPEY?.. Young People of the Year or YOPEY (pronounced yop-ee) corrects the unfairly negative image of young people today.. Our award-winners can then become positive role models (PRMs) and inspire younger generations to make better choices as they grow up.. Entries come from all backgrounds and all organisations, from schools and youth organisations to charities and churches.. Some enter themselves or are nominated by their families and friends.. They reflect the richness of positive activities that young people are involved in today, from projects at home and abroad, through leadership of organisations to caring for others.. All these PRMs are now getting more positive publicity thanks to YOPEY!.. If you want to enter a YOPEY click on the place nearest where you live, work or study.. If you want to nominate a young person for a YOPEY click on the place nearest where they live, work or study.. Each YOPEY has its own online entry and nomination form.. Or you can email your entry or nomination by.. CLICKING HERE.. Please put the name of the YOPEY you are entering in the subject line.. Any questions low-call 0845 838 2640.. We do all this with the help of benevolent sponsors, from the public and private sectors, who  ...   as young people to nominate themselves.. And this can be done on this website as well as on paper nomination forms, downloadable from this site or available by post.. Revealing, recognising and rewarding.. Once we hear about young unsung heroes we go into action with YOPEY s 3 Rs.. reveal, recognise and reward.. We.. reveal.. fantastic young people doing great things for others.. Typically nominations come from youth organisations, charities, the nominee s own family and schools.. But the competition is open to the whole community to nominate and the young people, and their friends and colleagues, are allowed to nominate too.. recognise.. as many of these young people as possible with the help of the.. Winners share prize money.. A supporting organisation can be the people who nominated the winner although it can t be their family, friends or colleagues.. Generally it is a not-for-profit organisation such as a school, charity or recognised youth organisation that does something for young people and is linked to that particular entry.. But that doesn t mean family and friends cannot nominate.. They too can nominate on this site or by post.. Do so NOW!.. Do you do any of these positive acts?.. The kind of positive acts Yopey Reveals, Recognises, Rewards include:.. caring for members of your family who maybe ill, disabled or have other problems;.. helping run a youth club or other organization;.. looking after abandoned or neglected animals;.. making communities safer through initiative or behaviour;.. raising money for charity or other good causes;.. showing a spirit in adversity that is an example to others.. supporting someone through a difficult..

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    Descriptive info: First London YOPEY.. '13-14.. Winners.. Runners-up.. Featured Entries.. Gallery.. Judges & Sponsors.. Contact.. First London Yopeys hailed as incredible.. Two London teenagers who have started a charity and a social enterprise have won the first London YOPEYs Oscars for young people who give to others.. Nineteen-year-old Joel Davis, of Islington, and Aidan McNulty, 18, of Croydon, shared 1,000, put up by John Lewis and other sponsors.. The awards ceremony, at sustainable Southwark venue 15 Hatfields, was attended by Miriam Gonzalez, the wife of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Cabinet minister Justine Greening and Tottenham MP David Lammy, as well as Greater London High Sheriff David Jones, religious leaders,.. Joint John Lewis Young Person of the Year AIDAN McNULTY.. It takes a lot of bottle to stand up in front of an audience of important people and talk about mental health.. It also takes a lot of bottle to be an ambassador for a national campaign, and start your own support scheme for depressed and bullied teenagers.. Croydon student Aidan McNulty has done all three he has the bottle! And this is despite suffering from crippling anxiety! Like many teenagers he faced the pressure of exams but beset with self-doubt and lack of confidence Aidan  ...   set up Tutors United to tutor schoolchildren for little or no.. Deputy Prime Minister s wife leads call for sponsorship.. By.. Michael Jarvis.. , trainee reporter and past YOPEY finalist.. After a thrilling finale to London s first Young People of the Year competition, the wife of Britain s deputy prime minister, Miriam Gonzalez, led calls for more businesses to back the organising charity.. Mrs Nick Clegg said she was bowled over by the 12 finalists who received Oscar-style treatment courtesy of Young People of the Year, commonly abbreviated to YOPEY.. A number of other.. Voices at awards: from mayors and MPs to youth judge and religious leader.. Youth Judge Beth Barnard.. I haven t been able to do much stuff because of Uni.. I m doing this to give to him (Tony Gearing) because that night was a good night and it s always on my CV now.. When I ve done interviews at law firms, they ve gone Woo, you were a finalist.. It s a lot better now you ve got these leading politicians.. You ve got Miliband, Cameron and Boris Johnson and if you ve got those known profiles you raise a lot of awareness.. You only see teenagers.. �..

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    Descriptive info: Bedfordshire.. Full list of winners.. 1st place 800.. Aaron Scholes, 23, of Bedford, grew up in care.. He gives back to his rock sea cadets as commanding officer.. 2nd place 400.. Alice Lisle-Denny, 23, of Bedford, befriended an African family and went back and built them a house.. joint 3rd prize of 100.. Autistic Chris Fox, 22, of Luton helps run disabled football, volunteers at youth club and has finally landed a job.. Young rally round cancer sufferer Shelbee Clarke, 19, and she becomes a figurehead for fundraising.. runner-up prize of 50.. Tom Langston, 17, of Linslade, cares for severely asthmatic mum and finds time to volunteer at theatre club and church.. Hifzur Rahman, 18, sets up tutoring service and helps fundraises for various good causes.. junior prize of 200.. Amber Hector-Nugent and Sophie Rance, both 15, of Arlesey, reopen youth club and lead adults in running it.. Benjamin Daniels, 14, plays sport six days a week and helps run sports for young children.. Jessica Tysom, 15, is excluded from school but gets her life back on track with help from Guides.. Members, aged 11-17, of the Youth Hub, of Houghton Regis, for stopping anti-social behaviour and helping community *.. Phoebe Heins, 15, of Luton, inherits mum  ...   taken into care aged four after his father died and his mother had mental health problems.. He was separated from his brother and they never.. Bedford sweeps board at county Yopeys.. Bedford young people won first, second and third prizes at the Bedfordshire Young People of the Year awards or the Yopeys Oscars for young people who give to others.. Shelbee Clarke, 19, of Walcourt Road, came third for being the figurehead of a fundraising campaign while battling cancer.. Alice Lisle-Denny, 23, of Darlow Drive, came second for building a home for a poor Africa family, almost with her bare hands.. Aaron Scholes, 23, of Goldington Road, was the Bedfordshire Young Person for the Year for.. Amber and Sophie are junior winners for re-opening youth club.. Two 15-year-old girls who reopened a youth club in Arlesey were junior winners of the Bedfordshire Yopeys Oscars for young people who give to others.. Amber Hector-Nugent and Sophie Rance won 200 at the Young People of the Year awards in Luton last week (Thur 10 April).. They received 200, 50 each and 100 for Arlesey Junior Club.. They were presented with their prize by Cllr David Bowater, Vice Chairman of Central Bedfordshire Council, one of the main sponsors of the county-wide..

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    Descriptive info: Cambridgeshire.. '14.. YOPEY creates tomorrow s great citizens today!.. Adam Olivant.. A young man who has become a mentor to the victims of homophobic bullying is Cambridgeshire s Young Person of the Year.. Adam Olivant won the top prize of 800 in the Cambridge Regional College and Linx Young People of the Year, held at Ely Cathedral on Wednesday (1 October).. The 19-year-old gives young people the support he was denied while a child at schools in Haverhill where he said my life was made hell by bullies.. When he was a child, Adam said he knew he felt different but he did not know why.. Other children.. Zak Soan.. Second place and a prize of 400 was won by blind dog whisperer Zak Soan, of Whittlesey.. The 23-year-old s victory was announced by Mrs Linda Fairbrother, High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire.. She said: All the judges were struck by this young person s incredible journey and courage.. Zak  ...   of Wigmore Drive, Peterborough, donates 20 of her weekly 60 pay from a part-time job in a restaurant to Thorpe Hall Hospice.. She also climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and raised another 14?? for the hospice.. The 18-year-old, who volunteered at the hospice for only two weeks last summer, said: The work Thorpe hall does is incredible.. I would love to volunteer there again.. She is.. Harry O Driscoll.. The Junior YOPEY for the most inspiring entry aged up to 16 went to Harry O Driscoll, who camped in the garden of his Buckden home for a whole year to raise 10,155 for his gymnastics club.. He was presented with his 200 prize by Paul Doody, the Marketing Director of YOPEY sponsor Linx Printing Technologies.. Mr Doody said: For a boy of his age to persevere for a year is outstanding.. The adventure could easily have lost its appeal, but his determination to succeed does him great credit..

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    Descriptive info: Nottinghamshire.. Young givers crowned under magnificent dome.. Kevin Palmer.. of.. Kevin Palmer Media Services.. Fantastic and inspirational role models were honoured at the awards ceremony of the Bakkavor Desserts Young People of the Year for Nottinghamshire.. Nearly 300 people gathered in the magnificent splendour of the Dome building at Kelham Hall, near Newark, to pay tribute to unsung young heroes from across the county.. Young people from Nottingham, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Newark and Worksop headed the.. Would-be journalist focuses on four big winners.. Alec Aujla-Jones.. , Year 11 pupil at The Minster School.. Nottinghamshire YOPEY Awards 2014 Revealing, Recognising and Rewarding.. Up onto the stage in the centre of Kellam Hall steps Tony Gearing.. Thank you for your warm reception for me and the finalists in this, the Bakkavor Desserts Young People of the Year awards.. This is the end of months of planning and preparation, every sponsor on display, every volunteer at their post, every hand-picked candidate nervously waiting for.. Young Person of the Year Edward  ...   School were Alister Robson, Naomi Slack, Eleanor Fox, Harriet King, Charlotte Lock, Lizzie Higgins, Oliver Asbury, Holly Clarke, Freya Hodgkin, Kelly Bryan, Annabelle Lymbery, Georgia Elston, Millie Woodward and Anja and Alec Aujla-Jones.. The Newark Academy eight were: Rebecca Bourke, Chloe Baldock, George Walker, Jake Hewitt-Cook, Harriet Anderson,.. 3rd place winner Joshua Marshall.. Read his amazing story by.. Junior winner Michael Pullin.. Historical note on Kelham Hall Dome.. Kelham Hall Dome is the second largest concrete dome in England at 21 metres (68 feet) high and 19 metre (62 feet) across.. Can anyone tell us the largest?.. It was built in the 1920s as the roof of a Great Chapel for the Society of the Sacred Mission, a theological college that bought the hall from an aristocratic family.. The stately home dates back hundreds of years but has been rebuilt several times.. The theological college closed in the 1970s and the chapel was desanctified.. Today it is used as a venue for weddings and corporate events..

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    Descriptive info: Hertfordshire.. Stevenage Sam is Young Person of the Year.. He saved a life but that is not why he won YOPEY.. A Stevenage young man who has volunteered at two youth clubs for seven years and has set up a third club in the town is Hertfordshire s Young Person of the Year.. Sam Cayton won the 10th anniversary YOPEYs against stiff opposition from other amazing young people from across the county at a lavish awards ceremony held in the 1700s Mansion House in Moor Park, Rickmansworth.. YOPEYs are Oscars for young people who give to others.. Twenty-three-year-old.. Radlett Yoni wins 2nd place in YOPEYs.. Fundraising 50,000 in two years impresses judges.. A Radlett teenager who led others in raising over 50,000 for good causes in two years came second in Hertfordshire s Young People of the Year awards or the YOPEYs.. The movement was founded in Hertfordshire 10 years ago by a former national newspaper journalist to give the younger generation a good press.. Eighteen-year-old Yoni, of Canons Close, raised all of the money in two years.. Waltham Cross Emily is Junior Winner.. Cheshunt  ...   ago by a former national newspaper journalist from East Herts to give the younger generation a good press.. Fourteen-year-old.. Hemel Erik wins joint 3rd in YOPEYs.. Sixth-former befriended elderly man until his dying day.. A Hemel Hempstead sixth-former who befriended an elderly man until his dying day came third in Hertfordshire s Young People of the Year awards or the YOPEYs.. The growing movement was founded in Hertfordshire 10 years ago by a former national newspaper journalist to give the younger generation a good press.. Seventeen-year-old Erik Kerr was one of nearly 40 sixth-formers from John F Kennedy.. I am so proud of our sixth-form volunteers.. Linda Redgwell.. , Head of PSHE and Citizenship at Chancellor s School.. Well over 60 Chancellor s sixth-formers auditioned to put on the 2014 Hertfordshire YOPEY awards.. It was a very difficult to reduce so many keen volunteers down to just 30 students.. So those who were not chosen were given the opportunity to judge the YOPEY finalists alongside the county s great and good.. Sabrina Dighe, Careen Shah, Naomi Parker, Lauren Banting and Charlotte Burrow all took up this..

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    Descriptive info: YOPEY Befriender.. '14-15.. This YOPEY.. Nominate.. Nominations Entries.. Voices at awards.. When I found out I d been nominated for YOPEY, I felt good about myself.. Young condemned.. Everywhere you look nowadays young people are being condemned.. It s almost as if every one of them is a binge-drinking, drug-taking, violent hoody.. Nominate someone you know.. Enter yourself for this Yopey.. Six schools, four care homes and one day centre involved in second year of trials.. Last year s very first YOPEY Befriender scheme involved two care homes, three schools and about 60 young people in Hertfordshire.. For the second year of YOPEY Befriender the scheme is continuing in Hertfordshire and has started in Nottinghamshire.. In Hertfordshire, three Watford schools are linking up with two care homes and one day centre.. In Nottinghamshire three schools are sending young befrienders into two care homes in Nottingham and Mansfield.. About 100 young people nearly double the number last year are involved in the second year of trials.. Mainly 16-17 year-olds in Year 12 (lower sixth) are taking part.. YOPEY Befriendner is off to a great start, says founder Tony Gearing.. And hopefully, in the coming years, we will be able to expand to other parts of the UK.. St Michael s sixth-formers making a real difference.. John Marseglia, sixth-form placement teacher at St Michael s said: Hot on the heels of a successful first year of youth befriending at Lancaster Court, a new and larger cohort of Year 12 students have entered the scheme through YOPEY.. With the excellent training only just completed, some befrienders have already contributed more than 10 hours volunteering in conjunction with the school s community placement scheme.. Several were attracted to this placement through contact with elderly.. Francis Combe Academy relishes fantastic opportunity.. Phil Harley, Leader of the Sixth Form  ...   as hopefully bringing a new dimension to the lives of the residents.. The scheme is very well organised and the staff.. Runwood delighted to work with students.. Runwood Homes, which has more than 60 care homes, mainly in Essex, Hertfordshire and Nottinghamshire, is pleased to be involved in the YOPEY Befriender scheme.. Top management praised the scheme.. Chief Executive Gordon Sanders said: We think the YOPEY Befriender scheme is a fantastic initiative.. It is bringing a large number of young people into our homes and putting a smile on the faces of our residents.. Managing Director Logan Logeswaran said: We are delighted to have the opportunity of welcoming the young students.. Three schools in first Nottinghamshire trials of YOPEY Befriender.. Insert your text here.. Watford sixth-formers in trial that could address national shame.. About 40 Watford sixth-formers from three schools are taking part in a trail befriending scheme in the town that could be an answer to our national shame.. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt blasted British society s neglect of its elderly and called upon the country to learn from other cultures where the young are better at supporting the old.. The YOPEY Befriender scheme is being run by the Young People of the Year organisation that promotes positive behaviour by the younger generation in association.. Platinum, gold, silver and bronze certificates.. YOPEY Befrienders will be rewarded with a progression of certificates.. But there is a shortcut to the top certificates if they do life histories.. After volunteering for 10 hours, befrienders can apply to YOPEY for a bronze certificate.. All they do is record each hour they spend at their designated care home and get this initialed by a member of staff.. When they have completed 10 hours, they scan their record of commitment and email it to YOPEY.. After 20 hours they..

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    Descriptive info: Free Yopey Learning Resources.. From this special section of the YOPEY website, teachers and anyone else interested in using YOPEY materials can download all the content we put on our YOPEY Schools CDs and DVDs.. If you want everything we put on a CD for your area you should download all the folders specific to your county, region or country plus the common elements for all schools.. You should end up with 12 items numbered 1 to 12.. Or just download the files you want direct to your desktop.. For example, if you  ...   YOPEY presentation and download both files in this folder.. You may also wish to download the advice documents ToSpeedUpPresentation and IfFilmOnSlide3DoesNotRun.. CD.. Folders & Files to download:.. AssemblyFilmMadeByYoungPeople(16minlong).. m4v.. specific to Nottinghamshire (dir).. fiveminutes.. flv.. specific to Bedfordshire 13-14 (dir).. websiteyopey.. IfFilmOnSlide3DoesNotRun.. doc.. specific to Scotland (dir).. specific to Cambridgeshire 13 (dir).. specific to Northamptonshire (dir).. common elements for all schools (dir).. ToSpeedUpPresentation.. specific to Buckinghamshire (dir).. specific to Suffolk (dir).. specific to Hertfordshire 13 (dir).. specific to London 13-14 (dir).. specific to Norfolk (dir).. specific to Essex (dir).. specific to Yorkshire (dir)..

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    Descriptive info: '12.. The doers finally get recognition!.. By Ruth Lindley, Year 12 at St Thomas More School, Bedford.. On Sunday the 16th December 2012, the University of Bedfordshhire hosted the town s sixth annual Young People of the Year awards or YOPEYs.. I attended with no idea of what to expect and needless to say was blown away by the time and devotion all many young people give to others.. Each of the 12 finalists shared their stories with all receiving money prizes, from 50 each for the runners-up to 800 for the Beds Young Person of the Year.. Half of their winnings were.. Young Person of the Year Hannah Sharman.. wins 800 including 400 for Potton Youth Club.. When teenager Hannah Sharman felt the need for a youth club in her village of Potton, she did something about it.. She spoke to councils, obtained premises, secured funding and now Potton has a thriving youth club.. Seventeen-year-old Hannah was nominated by Central Bedfordshire Council.. In November last year Hannah began to explore options for a youth club as she felt there was no place in Potton for young people to  ...   and spends most of his holidays going between different projects.. He was nominated by town councillor Kenneth.. 3rd place Winner Ben West.. wins 200 including 100 for club for people with learning disabilities.. A serial volunteer with a form of autism has developed his interpersonal skills through helping others.. Twenty-three-year Ben West has Asperger s Syndrome and was very shy when he started volunteering six years ago since then he has given more than 1,000 hours to helping others.. Aragon Housing Association nominated Ben and called him a star.. Ben used to bullied in and out of school, both verbally and.. Junior Winners Brooke Fisher, Alanah Edwards, Jade Turner and Honor Willans.. win 25 each and 100 towards setting up young carers club at school.. Four fantastic children at the same middle school, who are not yet teenagers, are all carers for seriously sick relatives.. All the girls were nominated by Etonbury Academy in Arlesey, and were praised for the fact that their dedication to their disabled mums and brothers has not affected their schoolwork.. The group is the youngest to be nominated for Young People of the Year, since..

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