Specsavers in Barnstaple has teamed up with the British Citizen Youth Awards to find and reward the extraordinary contributions made by young people to society, charity or their local community.
The awards, now in their second year, give the public the chance to highlight the many acts of kindness, bravery and compassion carried out by children across the UK.
Those selected to receive an award will be invited to attend a special presentation at the Palace of Westminster in October 2017, where Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins will present the medals. It is the second year of Specsavers’ involvement, having sponsored the inaugural awards in 2016.
Store director, Emily Waters, said: ‘It’s so inspiring to hear the incredible stories and achievements of the young people nominated for the British Citizen Youth Awards, and we’re extremely proud to support such a worthy cause.’
How to enter
The British Citizen Youth Award is open to all children who will be under the age of 16 in October 2017. To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with BCYA in the subject line. The deadline for all entries is Wednesday 9 August 2017.