Youth Achievement Awards 2015

The Youth Achievement Award Scheme run by the Rotary Club of Horwich is designed to foster the development of individual talent for young people, under the age of 19, who live or attend school in Horwich or Blackrod.

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The scheme is not means tested and is concerned solely with identifying and developing individual talent in all forms of activity, regardless of family circumstances. This year the scheme attracted a large number of quality applicants,who live,or go to school, in the Postal District of BL6.  We are pleased to make the following awards:

  • AMELIA ATHERTON – Musical Theatre
  • LAUREN BANKS – Tennis
  • JENNA BARTON – Dance
  • ALEXANDRA CLARKE – Flute Playing
  • HOLLY CLARKE – Cornet Playing
  • REBECCA CROOKSON – Musical Theatre
  • LORCAN KNOWLES – Dinghy Sailing
  • GEORGIA LEVER – Athletics
  • THOMAS MASSEY – Fell Running
  • ELLA NIGHTINGALE – Sabre Fencing
  • ANGELA TILLOTSON – Dance
  • KIERAN WATERS – Badminton
  • KIERA ASHTON – Athletics
  • JOSHUA BANKS – Tennis
  • JACK BERRY – Handball
  • THOMAS BILLINGTON – Cricket
  • SOPHIE BRACEGIRDLE – Tennis
  • ELLIE MAY CHARNOCK – Dance
  • ERIN CORRIGAN – Cyclocross
  • THOMAS CROOKSON – Golf
  • LAUREN DIXON – Dance
  • CHARLES FLETCHER – Handball
  • JAMES KAY – Trumpet Playing
  • TRIUMPH KENEDY – Football
  • BILLY MOSS – Handball
  • ABBEY NICHOLLS – Performing Arts.

A total of £4000.00 has been allocated under this scheme to help these talented young people with their future development. This money has been raised by members of the Rotary Club of Horwich, during the current Rotary Year.  The Rotary Club of Horwich wishes to thank the people of Horwich and Blackrod for their generosity and feel that this scheme is an excellent way of investing in the talent of our young people.

 W. B. Watkins (Vocational Services Committee – 5th December 2015.)