Eastside Award for Young Person of the Year

In this case, nominations were sought for the young person (aged 25 and under) who merits special recognition in terms of their personal journey and/or their contribution to the East Belfast community.

Rodgers and Finney sponsored this award.

The finalists for the Eastside Award for Young Person of the Year were:

Winner: 
Rebecca McKersie, Ashfield Girls’ High School

The judges were particularly impressed with the very substantial contribution that Rebecca has made within the school environment and in particular, her support to others within the local community.  Rebecca was inspired and motivated by others both at home and abroad – she is an outstanding role model for others