21-02 Nominations for HitFM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards Now Open

Nominations for HitFM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards Now Open

21-02 Nominations for HitFM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards Now Open Nominations for the HitFM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards are now open, and members of the community are encouraged to nominate a young person achieving outstanding things in the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community. 
 
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder CEO John Walker said the Hit FM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards represented the City’s achievements in actioning the Youth Strategic Action Plan 2018-21, through supporting and growing the capability of our local youth.
 
“This year’s awards take on a fresh new look with the introduction of FOUR award categories to recognise the variety of ways young people contribute to Kalgoorlie-Boulder,” he said.
 
“We’re really excited to announce that the award categories for this year are the Young Achiever Award, Young Community Champion Award, Young Cultural Leader Award and Young Tradesperson or Apprentice of the Year, which allows us to recognised young people across a range of fields.
 
“Nominations will be judged on factors like whether the nominee has demonstrated leadership on a community issue, achieved excellence in their field of work or study, how they may have made a significant contribution to their local community and/or culture, and any other noteworthy achievements or contributions they have made to our community.
 
“Winners will receive a $500 cash prize while also having their accomplishments showcased throughout the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s WA Youth Week celebrations in April this year.”
 
Young people from Kalgoorlie-Boulder who are aged from 12 to 25 are eligible to nominate for the awards. Nominees should refer to the Terms and Conditions along with Awards Selection Criteria before submitting their nomination. These, along with more information can be found on the City’s website at www.ckb.wa.gov.au/YouthAwards or on the CKByouth Facebook Page.
 
Nominations for the Hit FM Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Awards must be received by 5pm WST, Friday 27 March 2020, and the awards to be during WA Youth Week, between Friday 17 and Friday 24 April 2020.