Nominations open for National Youth Awards

nycNominations are now open for the the National Youth Awards to be hosted by the National Youth Council of Dominica (NYC).

The event is expected to take place on May 25 at the Krazy Kokonuts from 6:00 pm.

The ceremony is held for the purpose of awarding youth and youth organizations for excellent performances in various fields.

The following categories will be awarded:

-The Academic and Extra-Curricular Excellence Award
-The Outstanding Youth or Youth Organization in Cultural & Heritage Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Agriculture Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Entrepreneurship Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Media Award
-The Outstanding Youth or Youth Group in Music Award
-The Outstanding Youth or Youth Group in Sports Award
-The Outstanding Youth or Youth Organization with Faith Based Achievements Award
-The Outstanding Community Youth Organization Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Performing Arts Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Literacy Arts Award
-The Outstanding Youth in Visual Arts Award
-The Esteemed Challenge Award

Those in interesed in nominating someone for the awards can collect and submit forms at The Youth Development Division, DOMLEC, DOWASCO and Bull’s Eye Pharmacy.

Forms can also be collected at the National Youth Council’s office on 15th Bath Road, Newtown or be downloaded from NYC’s Facebook page.

Interested persons can also email the NYC at for nomination forms.

Deadline for the submission of nomination is the April 30th 2013.

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  1. poe-ki-toe
    April 25, 2013

    Team NYCD 2013…hardworking, focused and positive! keep up the great work in recognizing the efforts of our nation’s youth

  2. April 18, 2013

    get a category to honor youths who had set the foundation for the revived NYC in Dominica of the 1990’s era ok. All you seem to forget that these stalwarts work vey hard to restore the NYC after over 20 years of dormancy

    • lol
      April 19, 2013

      “Get a category”? lol funny, would you just let these young people reward YOUNG PEOPLE! Stop living in the pass, JEEZZZ! The amount of plaques and trophies dem fellas have taking dust, gimme a break! Go pick up a nomination form and nominate a kid that needs the encouragement, not some seasoned players who just want another badge to shine on their brest plate of pride, while they floating on their high horse, shucks! if anything they should be humble an not even care about that.

  3. Anonymous
    April 18, 2013

    What age would be considered “youth” for these awards?

    • Assisting
      April 19, 2013

      10-35 … see the rules section of the form.

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