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2018 Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards, Centenary Pavilion, Leeds

PUBLISHED: 00:00 04 January 2019

Duncan Wood, Peter McCormick, Christine Talbot

Duncan Wood, Peter McCormick, Christine Talbot

Copyright © 2017 Kate Mallender

Eight young people from across the region were recognised for their talent and determination at the Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards at Leeds United’s Centenary Pavilion, Leeds.

Multi medal-winning Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson was named Personality of the Year while the Youngster of the Year title went to Maisie Catt, nine, of Mirfield, West Yorkshire who had both legs amputated at five months old and has been picked for a national GB Taekwondo Para-Poomsae academy squad. The awards, sponsored by McCormicks Solicitors, Harrogate are organised by the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation which has now raised more than £1.25million in support of young people in Yorkshire. u

For more information go to yorkshireyoungachievers.co.uk

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