Ireland is on the hunt for their top ten outstanding young people in 2018 and there are just two days left to get your nominations in!
The awards are designed to pay tribute to people who have achieved something special, has made a significant impact on society or has even improved the lives of others through their actions?
They recognise young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change.
By recognising these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. The honorees motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others. Their stories of discovery, determination and ingenuity inspire young people to be better leaders and create better societies.
Laura Enache, JCI Ireland President explained that young people are key.
“The future of our society is shaped by the young,” she said. “JCI play an instrumental role in finding and rewarding the young world changers. In 2018, we search again for the Top Ten Outstanding Irish persons, who have the opportunity to join on the world stage Irish names such as Joanne O’Riordan, Ciara Judge and Harry McCann, JCI World TOYP winners in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.”
Carol Ho, JCI Galway President said: “I believe there are many outstanding young people in Galway and we want to recognise them at the TOYP event.”
Ireland’s outstanding young people will be awarded under the following ten categories:
● Business, economic, and/or entrepreneurial accomplishment
● Political, legal, and/or governmental affairs
● Academic leadership and/or accomplishment
● Cultural achievement
● Moral and/or environmental leadership
● Contribution to children, world peace, and/or human rights
● Humanitarian and/or voluntary leadership
● Scientific and/or technological development
● Personal improvement and/or accomplishment
● Medical innovation
The closing date for nominations is 26 th March 2018. Nominations are submitted online via: