Nominate care experienced children and young people in Angus for a Promise Award

Published on Thursday 11 April 2024

Care experienced children and young people are set to be recognised at an awards ceremony on Friday 3 May 2024 at the Webster Theatre in Arbroath

The Angus Promise Awards organised by Angus Council and the Angus Promise Team will shine a spotlight on the incredible achievements of care-experienced children and young people.

The awards are now open for local people, teachers, social workers, carers, family members, friends and the children/young people themselves to nominate children and young people in Angus aged five and above, or who are looked after by another local authority but living in Angus.

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Angus Council’s Convener of Family, Education and Justice, Cllr Lynne Devine said:

"Recognising the achievements of our care experienced children and young people at this award ceremony isn't just about handing out trophies and certificates; it's about celebrating resilience, determination, and the incredible journeys of these individuals.

“I encourage everyone to nominate deserving candidates and join us in shining a spotlight on their accomplishments. Let's make sure every care experienced young person in Angus knows that their achievements are valued and celebrated."

The award categories are:

Resilience Award – for those who have shown strength and perseverance to achieve a goal

Academic Excellence Award – for outstanding achievements in education

Creative Genius Award – for those who have demonstrated exceptional talent in arts, music, or other creative fields

Community Engagement Award – for significant contributions to the community

Sports Achievement Award – for exceptional performance or participation in sports

Inspirational Leader Award – for those who have inspired others through their actions and leadership

Personal Development Award – for those who have made significant strides in personal growth and self-improvement

Friendship Award – for those who have shown extraordinary kindness, empathy and friendship

You can submit a nomination online. The deadline to nominate is Friday 26 April 2024.

Local businesses can also support the event through sponsorship, donations and contributions. Please get in touch via for more information.

Young people nominated will be invited to the award ceremony on Friday 3 May, with an after party at the Café Project.