Welwyn Hatfield youngsters to receive Queen’s Golden Jubilee Awards

YOUNGSTERS from across Welwyn Hatfield who excel in sport or the arts will be recognised at a ceremony tonight (Thursday).

A total of 19 young people, aged 11 to 20, will receive Queen’s Golden Jubilee Award grants from Welwyn Hatfield Council.

Seventeen have been recognised for a range of sports and disciplines, including cycling, lacrosse, athletics, rugby and tennis.

The other two have excelled in dance as part of the Alter Ego company.

Each grant, worth up to �250, will help fund coaching, equipment and travelling to competitions.

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The awards will be presented by borough mayor Howard Morgan at Campus West, WGC.

He said: “There’s such talent in our borough, across a wide range of activities.

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“These youngsters achieve some truly outstanding feats with such enthusiasm and dedication to their futures.

“They are an inspiration and I look forward to seeing them achieve even more in the future.”

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