Nominees for Saint Lucia Youth Awards announced

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Saint Lucia, announced the shortlisted nominees for the long-awaited National Youth Awards.

Shortlisted nominees have been announced for the National Youth awards. Picture Credits: Fb account of Ministry of Youth, Development, Sports of Saint Lucia
Shortlisted nominees have been announced for the National Youth awards. Picture Credits: Fb account of Ministry of Youth, Development, Sports of Saint Lucia

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Saint Lucia, announced the shortlisted nominees for the long-awaited National Youth Awards.

The shortlisted candidates are as follows:

The nominees for Outstanding Youth in Social Development:

– Raejan Montoute

– Bernell St. Rose

– Jamal Springer

– Giovanni Charles

The shortlisted contenders for Outstanding Youth in Entrepreneurship:

– Minelva Simeon

– Edisa Eugene

– Randy Lafontaine

The candidates that are nominated for the Media Award:

– Jeannive Gonzague

– Kherim Nelson

The nominees for the Youth of the Year:

– Dwight George

– Bernell St. Rose

– Raejean Montoute

The nominations for the Outstanding Youth Organization:

– Twisted

– Roseau Village Alliane

– BILD Babonneau

The shortlisted candidates for Outstanding Youth in Literary Arts:

– Shanice Wilson

– Liz- Faisal Philip

The candidates selected for Outstanding Youth in Visual Arts:

– Dernise George

– Cassel Paul

– Andra Valcent Wilfred

The nominees for Outstanding Youth in Performing Arts:

– D Hayzan Louis

– Kyle Ernest

– Deshawn Augustin

The shortlisted candidates for Outstanding Fellow in Youth Work:

– Giovanni Charles

– Raejean Montoute

– Dwight George

– Bernell St. Rose

The shortlisted nominees for Outstanding District Youth & Sports Council:

– Soufriere Youth & Sports Council

– Mon Repos Youth & Sports Council

– Gros Islet North Youth & Sports Council

– Babonneau Youth & Sports Council

The candidates nominated for the Community Achievement Award:

– Randy Lafontaine

– Raejean Montoute

– Bernel St. Rose

The nominations for Outstanding Youth in Agriculture:

– Kwame Joseph

– Derville Bertin

The shortlisted nominees for Outstanding Student Leader:

– Renee Marie- Denis

– Rahym Augustin Joseph

Moreover, the National Youth Awards will be hosted by the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports on Saturday, 2nd December 2023.

The motive behind the National Youth Awards:

– Promote social volunteerism amongst the youth of the nation.

– Acknowledge the organizations that are enhancing the youth development programmes and policies.

– To recognize and reward all the young kids of Saint Lucia who are making endless and effortless contributions towards the social and economic aspects of the community and are also working for the progress of the nation.

– To foster the growth of youth organizations by enhancing youth development and youth work.

The nominations for the National Youth Awards were open for a long time and the deadline for the submission of nomination forms was 13th October 2023.

The National Youth Awards are the key drivers in enhancing the confidence of youngsters and it motivates them to work more for the betterment of the nation.