Sport & Leisure – Young Person’s Award

The Sport and Leisure – Young Person’s Award recognises those from the region who are under 18 and have made outstanding commitments to the fields of Sport and Leisure, and those whose achievements are laudable even at a younger age.

2022 Gold and Silver Winners

Gold Award

Berie Howard

Berie is an inspirational young gymnast. Since her diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes and anxiety at the age of three, Berie has overcome adversity to work towards her Olympic dream. Through her courage, determination, strength, and talent, she has gained a place in the Foundation of International Gymnastics Tumbling Squad.

Silver Award

Zach Callinan

A talented biathlete and swimmer, Zach competed in the 2022 Berkshire and Southern Buckinghamshire County Swimming Championships. He won gold medals in the 200m Butterfly, 200m Individual Medley, 100m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly, and the 50m Backstroke, making him a five-time County Swimming Champion.