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North American Manx Awards 18 April 2012

THE Department of Education and Children is once again inviting nominations for the North American Manx Awards.

The Awards are presented each year on behalf of the North American Manx Association for outstanding achievement by young people on the Isle of Man. The Awards are arranged in five categories and for each category a silver medal has been minted.

The Awards recognise the achievements of those under the age of 18. However, two additional awards recognise older recipients.

The categories are:

  1. Manx music
  2. Manx art and crafts
  3. Manx language
  4. Outstanding contribution to Manx culture
    • By a student under the age of 18
    • By a student over the age of 18
    • By a group of young people under the age of 2
  5. Outstanding contribution to the Manx community in general
  6. Overcoming disability

You are invited to submit recommendations in respect of the above. If you wish to submit names, please contact the Department of Education and Children on 685801 for a nomination form or alternatively download the form listed.

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