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Young Citizen Award

Thursday, June 18, 2020

In the height of the coronavirus pandemic an eight-year-old girl used her grandmother’s 3D printer to make hundreds of visors for NHS staff, earning international recognition along the way.

A 16-year-old campaigner from Chigwell has been announced as the winner of the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award for 2020.

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A young woman who spent her summer off from university volunteering to connect with lonely and bereaved people is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen Award nominee.

A 10-year-old Ilford violinist that pulls on heartstrings and was recently named most promising musician at a festival is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

An Ilford teenager who jumped at the chance to be a guide for a new Anne Frank exhibit is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen Award nominee.

A selfless young woman who helps lead Jewish Care’s Redbridge Jewish Community Centre is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A passionate teenager who volunteers as a football coach at an Ilford youth club is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A young woman from Ilford who was awarded as a Rising Young Star for her commitment to getting more girls involved in Stem subjects at an early age is our Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee this week.

A Hainault teenager who has received a scout award for twinning toilets and raising £800 for charity is our Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee this week.

A Seven Kings apprentice who was one of six young people selected from across the country for the engineering programme is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A Goodmayes teenager who gave a passionate speech about the importance of equality at a Black History Month event for children’s charity Barnardo’s is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

An “always cheerful” former apprentice who has been named as a finalist in the Asian Apprenticeship Awards 2019 is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A daredevil teenager who abseiled down one of the capital’s tallest skyscrapers to fundraise and raise awareness for autism is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A teenager from Newbury Park who hopes to help end knife crime and youth violence after being selected for the UK’s first degree in “social change” is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen Nominee.

A university student from Ilford who designed a self-stabilising spoon inspired by his family friend who has a severe hand tremor is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A teenager from Goodmayes who will be one of the youngest designers to showcase her designs on the catwalk at London Fashion Week is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

A student with learning difficulties who defied the odds by scoring above and beyond his and his teacher’s expectations in his GCSE exams is this week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominee.

This week’s Recorder/Rotary Young Citizen nominees went the distance when they took part in a Race for Life and together raised more than £1,500 for charity.

A young South Woodford church member who raised nearly £800 for a homeless day centre in Ilford after cycling 30 kilometres from Hertfordshire to London is this week’s Young Citizen nominee.

Do you know a young person in the borough using their skills and talents for the good of the community? Are they involved in charity work to help the less fortunate?

A 10-year-old who was crowned the borough’s Young Citizen of the Year 2018 for her voluntary work at a care home has been honoured by an international volunteer group.

A 10-year-old who volunteers at a care home, is a Dementia Friend and has saved up pocket money to buy clothes and toiletries for the homeless is this year’s Young Citizen of the Year.

A pair of 15-year-old twins from Chadwell Heath who have been passing on their basketball skills as volunteer coaches are this week’s Young Citizen nominees.

As we prepare to welcome 2019, The Recorder takes a look at the first six months of the past year, and the biggest stories we have reported on. Tomorrow we’ll take a look at the second half of 2018.

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