YOPEYs are back with £4,000 prize pot
The Bedfordshire YOPEYs or Young People of the Year awards are back after a year’s absence.
There is £4,000 to be won by young people across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire who are positive role models and ‘give to others’.
The senior Bedfordshire Young Person of the Year will win £500 – £400 for their work for the community and £100 to treat themselves. The junior Bedfordshire Young Person of the Year will win £300 – £200 for their work for the community
Be inspired by past winners
Click on their names to read more… Muslim Dawood Masood brings different ethnic communities together in Luton. He even befriended a leader of the English Defence League.
Aaron Scholes was brought up in care but that didn’t stop him becoming an officer in the Bedford Sea Cadets and a role model for many children.