The efforts of young people in the Upper East Region have been recognized at the maiden edition of the Upper East Youth Excellence Awards held in Bolgatanga. The event, held on December 9, 2023, also aimed to inspire the future generation of leaders.
The awards ceremony showcased the talent, hard work, and commitment displayed by young people across various fields, ranging from academics to entrepreneurship, arts to sports, and community service to innovation. The evening brought together a diverse group of individuals who have made significant contributions to the Upper East region and have become role models for their peers.
With the theme “Recognizing Achievements and Inspiring the Future,” the event provided a platform to acknowledge the accomplishments of these exceptional individuals and propel them towards even greater success.
The event kicked off with a mesmerizing red carpet entrance. Once the ceremony began, the crowd was captivated by the speeches given by guests and dignitaries who commended the young achievers for their relentless pursuit of excellence. The keynote address emphasized the importance of recognizing and nurturing talent, highlighting that the Upper East region has immense potential waiting to be unleashed.
Throughout the evening, the award winners who were announced took to the stage to accept their accolades amidst cheers. They shared their stories of determination and perseverance, which resonated with the audience, inspiring them to believe in their own abilities and potential.
In addition to the individual awards, special recognition was given to organizations that have created opportunities and platforms for the youth in the region. These organizations were applauded for their efforts in supporting and nurturing young talents and their commitment to empowering the next generation.
As the night progressed, performances by talented young artists showcased the vibrant arts and cultural scene in the Upper East region, adding an element of entertainment and joy to the event.
The winner with the highest votes received a 43-inch digital television. Other winners went home with plaques, citations, and many more.