About the award

The Wolverhampton Young Citizen Award is dedicated to Tom Warren, and the City, and the movement he served with distinction.

Tom was a Wolverhampton Rotarian and served as Director of Education for 25 years. He retired from that post in 1945, to become only the second Briton ever to lead Rotary International throughout the world. In doing so he became one of a small group of Rotarians involved in the groundwork which lead to the formation of the United Nations.

The Young Citizen Award, devised and organised by the five Rotary Clubs of Wolverhampton, will be presented to a young person who has been judged to have made an exceptional contribution to the community.

Nominees must be:

The winner will receive a cash prize of £100, and £500 will also beawarded to their nominator’s youth group, school, organisation or chosen charity.

The awards ceremony will be held during the evening of Thursday 5th July in the Mayor’s Parlour, City of Wolverhampton Council, Civic Centre, St. Peter's Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1SH. Finalists, guests and nominator’s will be invited to attend.

When nominating, please provide a brief summary of what it is that you believe makes this young person worthy of nomination for the Wolverhampton Young Citizen Award 2018 (in no more than 400 words).

Your nomination should contain:

Closing date for nominations is 15th June 2018.