STARS AWARDS 2016: An Inspirational Evening Had By All!

On Saturday 22nd October One In A Million celebrated 10 years of delivering community activities in our great City at our flagship Stars Awards event.

The event was hosted by radio presenter Derm Tanner and attended by 300 people from the world of sports, media and entertainment. Awards were presented to recognise the outstanding achievements of the children and young people that we work with and support. As well as the awards there were performances from Singer / Songwriter Lara Martin and Robbie Miller, who is a former award winner himself, entertained us with some well known songs and original tracks.

Lara Martin Stars Awards 2016
Lara Martin entertains the audience with her angelic voice
Robbie Millier Stars Awards 2016
One In A Million’s very own Robbie Miller taking to the Stage

Children and young people from the charities community centres and free school gave fantastic dance and choir performances showcasing their passion and talent.

Community Dancers - Stars Awards 2016
Dancers from the Community and Free School give and Outstanding Performance
Community Dancers - Stars Awards 2016
One In A Million’s Fantastic Free School Choir
Community Dancers - Stars Awards 2016
Community Dance Group show their moves

Awards winners and presenters were as follows:

One In A Million Sports Young Person of the Year
(Sponsored by Craven Slater Wealth Management)

went to Morgan Brigg and Morgan Cowling and was presented by Richard Slater, Director of Craven Slater and David Baldwin, Chief Executive of Burnley Football Club.

Sports Award - Stars Awards 2016
Morgan Brigg & Morgan Cowling receiving their Sports Award from Richard Slater and David Baldwin

One In A Million Arts Young Person of the Year
(Sponsored by the Provident Good Neighbour Community Programme)

went to Shannon Dalby and was presented by Cathy Prior, Provident Financial and Kersten England, Chief Executive of Bradford Council.

Arts Award - Stars 2016
Shannon Dalby receiving her Arts Award from Cathy Prior and Kersten England

One In A Million Alternative Education Young Person of the Year
(Sponsored by the Business Enterprise Fund)

went to Brodie Nash and was presented by Stephen Waud, Business Enterprise Fund and Tanya Arnold, BBC Sports Presenter and One In A Million Ambassador.

Alt Ed Award - Stars 2016
Brodie Nash receiving the Alternative Education Award from Stephen Wad and Tanya Arnold

One In A Million Free School Young Person of the Year
(Sponsored by Bradford City Football Club)

went to Danyal Hussain and was presented by James Mason, Chief Operation Officer of Bradford City FC and Stuart McCall, Bradford City FC Manager and One In A Million Ambassador

Free School Award - Stars Awards 2016
Danyal Hussain receiving his Free School Award from James Mason and Stuart McCall

One In A Million Volunteer of the Year
(Sponsored by Momentum Recruitment & Training)

went to Jid Rahman and was presented by Billy Bingham, Momentum Recruitment & Training and Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford Cllr Alun Griffiths

Volunteer Award - Stars 2016
Jid Rahman receiving his Volunteer Award from Billy Bingham and Cllr Alun Griffiths

The One In A MiIllion Award
(Sponsored by Barclays Bank)

went to Connor Griffin and was presented by Kathryn Harland, Barclays Bank and Her Majesty’s Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire, Major Stan Hardy.

One In A Million Award - Stars Awards 2016
Conner Griffin receiving the One In A Million Award from Kathryn Harland and Major Stan Hardy

Each award winner received a glass engraved trophy and a £50 shopping voucher to spend in The Broadway Bradford shopping centre.

Wayne Jacobs open up Stars Awards 2016

Co-Founder and Chief Executive of the Charity Wayne Jacobs said “. It was inspirational to see and hear the performances of our children and young people and also honour the achievements of our award winners. A wonderful way to celebrate our milestone of delivering community activities across the region over this past decade. A huge thank you to everyone who supported the evening and made this, our flagship event a night to remember.”

Thank you to all the companies that donated to our event.
STARS AWARDS 2016 - Sponsors Board
Thank you to all the sponsors who helped make this help make this event a success

Here is a video slideshow thats captures some of the memorable moments from the evening.


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