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SAYF awards

Youth forum awards 2019


Every year, the SAYF awards recognise, celebrate and reward the achievements of local young people aged between 14 and 25 years who live in South Ayrshire and help to acknowledge their generosity, skills and selfless acts which inspire people of all ages.

The finalists and winners of the 2019 Youth Forum Awards are:

Youth Forum Awards


Personal achievement in sport

Sponsored by South Ayrshire Sports Council
Winner - Laura Logan
Runner up - Vittoria Pezzaioli
Runner up - Kayleigh Haggo


Sponsored by Community Planning
Winner - Ian Stewart
Runner up - Olivia Khan
Runner up - Jamie Gray

Unsung Hero

Sponsored by Young Scot South Ayrshire
Winner - Katie Boyd
Runner up - Briony Haymarch
Runner up - RJ McKell


Sponsored by Community Safety
Winner - Nadia Simpson
Runner up - Sammy Jones
Runner up - Kyle Academy Fairtrade Co-op


Sponsored by Voluntary Action South Ayrshire
Winner - David Matthews
Runner up - Issac Hussain
Runner up - Connor Purvis

Community Involvement

Sponsored by Young Scot
Winner - Holiday Meals - Youth Collective
Runner up - Caitlyn Nutt
Runner up - Amy Lovett & Claire Louise Murphy

Paid staff

Winner - Megan McNally
Runner up - Aiden Mclean
Runner up - Julie Steel

Volunteer Staff

Winner - Tamara Harvey
Runner up - Cara Hughes
Runner up - Ellen Aitken

Christmas star

Sponsored by south Ayrshire Events and Festivals
Winner - Evelyn Sweeney
Runner up - Zach Campbell Doyle
Runner up - Lucas Kennedy

Skill and Development

Sponsored by Ayrshire College
Winner - Kiera Wood & Meka Taylor
Runner up - Marr College Skill Academy
Runner up - Jenna Allan

Helping the Community in Sport

Sponsored by Active Schools
Winner- Emily McCoughie
Runner up - Callum Rogerson
Runner up - Girvan academy Sports Leaders


Sponsored by Energy Agency
Winner - Girvan Eco School
Runner up - Chloe Sealy
Runner up - Chloe ness

Art and Design Media

Sponsored by AMD Studios
Winner - Kirsten Bone
Runner up - Scott McAnally

Health and Wellbeing

Sponsored by NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Winner - Callum Stewart
Runner up - Marr College - Mental Health Ambassadors
Runner up - CoolHeads Belmont Academy


Sponsored by the Gaiety
Winner - Ayr Gaiety Young Company
Runner up - South Ayrshire schools Orchestra
Runner up - Jamie Anderson

SAYF Member of the Year

Winner - Katie Mathieson
Runner up - Ian Stewart
Runner up - Jessica Hartshorn

Overall Young Star

Sponsored by Community Learning and Development
Winner - Holiday Meals - Youth Collective

Contact the SAYF awards team

South Ayrshire Youth Forum

Tel: 01292 559390
Twitter: @SAYouthForum
Facebook: SAYForum