2017 LEGACY AWARD RECIPIENTS

On 18 May 2017, the Inaugural Legacy Award recipients were presented with their awards by Prince William: HRH The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry: The Duke of Sussex at St James’s Palace in London.

Asha Parkinson
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Asha Parkinson

Asha is a talented musician and change-maker committed to using the positive power of music and words to break down cultural and religious barriers ac

Mathew White-Iley
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Mathew White-Iley

Mathew is a kind, compassionate and inspirational young anti-bullying ambassador and mentor, who has been the driving force behind his anti-bullying a

Nikhiya Shamsher
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Nikhiya Shamsher

Nikhiya has played a crucial role in changing the lives of nearly 6000 underprivileged children, through her initiatives that ensure children across I

Brooke Taylor
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Brooke Taylor

Brooke is a courageous fundraiser, raising thousands of pounds for the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Charity (RMCHC), having been treated there

Elsia Pop
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Elsia Pop

Elsia has made it her mission to ensure the cultural traditions of the Mayan people, comprising 11.3% of the population of Belize are not forgotten.

Nicholas Nikiforou
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Nicholas Nikiforou

Nicholas was born with a large congenital melanocytic nevus. This is classified under the Disability Act and medical terminology as 'disfigurement'

Femi Owolade-Coombes
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Femi Owolade-Coombes

When Femi was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at the age of seven, he wondered how it would shape his life, not realising the incredible influence he

Mercy Ngulube
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Mercy Ngulube

Mercy is a courageous social activist who has used her own personal painful experience of stigma and discrimination to drive her commitment and pursui

Amaan Iqbal Ibrahim
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Amaan Iqbal Ibrahim

Amaan has been a powerful force in supporting over 1000 labourers in the United Arab Emirates, where tens of thousands of workers hailing from India,

Jonjo Heuerman
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Jonjo Heuerman

Jonjo is a remarkable, inspiring 15 year old who dedicates much of his time to fundraise for The Bobby Moore Fund in memory of his Nan who passed away

Dervla Dolan
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Dervla Dolan

Dervla has been the driving force behind setting up The Enda Dolan Foundation after her brother Enda, was tragically killed in a road accident in Belf

Maya Ghazal
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Maya Ghazal

Maya is both a role model and a compelling spokesperson for young refugees and migrants across the UK. Travelling from Damascus in Syria, Maya arrived

Elan Môn Gilford
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Elan Môn Gilford

Elan is an exceptional sportswoman and coach who has helped thousands of young people across Wales build confidence and skills through sport.

Jonathan Bryan
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Jonathan Bryan

A tireless campaigner and advocate for people with disabilities, Jonathan is nothing short of inspirational. Unable to speak, Jonathan communicates

Garreth Browne
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Garreth Browne

After losing his father and mother in the same year, Garreth has been a pillar of support to his older sister and two younger brothers.

Jaylen Arnold
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Jaylen Arnold

Aged 9, Jaylen decided to make a bold stand after being bullied for having Tourette syndrome and autism. Armed with his motto ‘Bullying No Way!’, he s

Joshua Adams
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Joshua Adams

Since the age of 13, Joshua has acted as a full-time carer for his mother who has a complex mental health disorder, as well as his two younger sibling

Faith Dickinson
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Faith Dickinson

At just nine years old, Faith launched the charity Cuddles for Cancer after her aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her treatment, Faith’s a

Jemima Browning
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Jemima Browning

Jemima has dedicated countless hours of her time to improving the lives of young people with disabilities through her highly successful Stingrays Swim