Highland Heroes 2024: Nominate your brave child of the year
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Facing illness, disability, bereavement or any other great trial in life is difficult enough when you are an adult.
For children and young people, overcoming these challenges is nothing less than remarkable. Highland Heroes recognises and celebrates such courageous children with the brave child of the year award. The recipient will be a child who has faced extreme adversity, demonstrated exceptional courage and bravery to battle against all odds to overcome challenges or shown sheer strength through a difficult time.
NOMINATE at https://www.hnmedia.co.uk/highlandheroes/ by December 17 in any of the categories.
Sponsoring the brave child award once again is legal firm Macleod & MacCallum.
Peter Mason, managing director at Macleod & MacCallum, said: “We are delighted to once again support Highland Heroes and in particular the brave child of the year award. There are so many brave children in our community who have faced lots of challenges and adversity in their young lives, and these awards are a chance to let them know how inspiring and valued they are.”
Alison Martin, chief executive of the legal firm added: “Everyone at Macleod & MacCallum would encourage everybody to get behind Highland Heroes 2024 and support this important campaign. Please nominate a brave child in your community. They deserve to be celebrated for battling through their difficulties and being nominated is a recognition of what they have achieved in their young lives.”
Gemma McClelland, who became a director at the firm on October 1, added: “Macleod & MacCallum have supported the brave child award since the first Highland Heroes Awards in 2017 and the nominations are always so inspiring and humbling. It would be great if as many people as possible could support these awards by nominating – and voting in due course – it means so much to the young people who are nominated to realise how much support they have in the wider community.”
Each week, your favourite Highland News & Media websites and newspapers will highlight a Highland Heroes category:
- Community champion
- School of the year
- Carer of the year
- Healthcare hero
- Fundraiser of the year
- Charitable organisation of the year
- Green hero
- Brave child
- Volunteer of the year
- Emergency services hero
- Primary teacher of the year
- Primary pupil of the year
- Secondary pupil of the year
- Secondary teacher of the year
Once all of your nominations are received, our judges will create a shortlist which will be revealed in a special supplement next year and you will be invited to vote for your winners. There is also a special award presented to the hero of heroes who is chosen by the judges from all of your category winners at the awards ceremony at the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness on March 15, 2024.