Trust starts its search for bright young stars

2014 Special Recognition Award finalists Chizoba Dimgba, Molly Clark Henderson, Daniel Topping and Dzesika Zajda with Matt Bailey, Capital FM breakfast presenter.
2014 Special Recognition Award finalists Chizoba Dimgba, Molly Clark Henderson, Daniel Topping and Dzesika Zajda with Matt Bailey, Capital FM breakfast presenter.

Nominations are being sought for youngsters who have made outstanding achievements in their community.

The NTLT (North Tyneside Learning Trust) Star Awards recognise personal achievements and celebrate success of young people aged four to 19 who attend a borough school.

The awards ceremony – on July 1 – will see prizes handed out in 12 categories.

Anyone can nominate via www.ntlearningtrust.org.uk with the deadline March 27.

Kehri Ellis, chief executive of North Tyneside Learning Trust, said: “It was incredibly exciting to be involved in the awards last year and learn about some of the phenomenal achievements of children and young people in our schools.

“I am really looking forward to the privilege of meeting this years inspirational finalists at the awards ceremony in July.”

“We are delighted to have teamed up once again with our main event sponsor, Vision for Education, to bring this fantastic opportunity to the children and young people of North Tyneside.”

Darren Starling, primary branch manager at Vision for Education, added: “Last year’s event was nothing short of spectacular.

“The room was filled with 250 people who were all passionate about celebrating the achievements of some of North Tyneside’s most remarkable children and young people.

“We proudly sponsored the event, and are sure that this year is going to be even bigger and better.

“It is the highlight of our year, and something which we are very proud to be involved in.”