01 Apr Hitting the road in search of young heroes
Celebrities, sports stars, politicians and past winners will jump on board the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards bus as it travels around Scotland.
He chatted with patients John Paul Rooney, seven, and Alex Delpippo,17, before handing out goodie bags.
Our coach will gather nominations before the star-studded event at the SEC on November 30.
Stops include the University 7s in Melrose today, the Scottish Parliament on May 1 and the TedX Conference in Glasgow on May 31. Nominations close on August 12.
Managing Director of Scottish Citylink, Robert Andrew said: “We’re delighted that our Young Scot Awards bus is on the road, touring the country to celebrate Scotland’s inspiring young people and encourage nominations.
We never fail to be impressed by the stories of commitment, courage and innovation that these awards unearth each year and look forward to meeting everyone on our travels over the next couple of months.”
Young Scot chief executive Louise Macdonald said: “The launch of the CityLink Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards bus tour at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Glasgow is part of an amazing Year of Young People 2018 for the Young Scot Awards.
We want to bring the Awards to every person in Scotland so that they can recognise the achievements of young people and the impact they make across Scotland.
Keep an eye out for the bus – and make sure you nominate every single one of the amazing young people in your community!”
Young Hero – sponsored by Co-op Food
Community – sponsored by the Scottish Government
Unsung Hero – sponsored by Solace Scotland
Year of Young People 2018 Champion of the Year
Excellence in Education – sponsored by University of St Andrews
Enhancing Education – sponsored by Skills Development Scotland
Sporting – sponsored by sportscotland
Health and Wellbeing – sponsored by Active Scotland Division
Equality and Diversity – sponsored by Standard Life Aberdeen
The Arts – sponsored by Creative Scotland
Entertainment – sponsored by Scottish Citylink
Environment – sponsored by QMS
Enterprise – sponsored by HSBC
Nominations for the 2018 Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards are open until August 12th. To nominate please click here.