Reconnect Community Awards

Celebrating your achievements.

The Reconnect Community Awards thanked and celebrated the inspirational people who helped children and young people reconnect to the things they missed during the pandemic.

The winners in the 7 award categories were:

  1. Outstanding Individual Award – Kelly Walker from Youth Resilience UK
  2. Young Volunteer Award – John Pond
  3. Learning Award – Woodpecker Court
  4. Wellbeing Award – Tonbridge Youth Hub
  5. Sport and Activities Award – Your Leisure Kent Ltd.
  6. Community Award – The Be You Project
  7. Employability Award – The Education People.

Watch a short video about the Reconnect Community Awards event. Read the video transcript.

Full list of winners and those who were highly commended

Award category Name of nomineeOutcome
Outstanding Individual Kelly Walker Winner
Outstanding Individual Emma Lester Highly commended
Outstanding Individual Andrea Tiller Highly commended
Outstanding Individual Francis Clements Highly commended
Outstanding Individual Colin Clayson Highly commended
Young Volunteer John Pond Winner
Young Volunteer Amy Flitter Highly commended
Young Volunteer Claire Dunmore Highly commended
Learning award Woodpecker Court Winner
Learning award Edenbridge Primary School Highly commended
Learning award Maidstone Islamic Centre Highly commended
Wellbeing award  Tonbridge Youth Hub Winner
Wellbeing award Maidstone and Malling Alternative Provision Highly commended
Wellbeing award Fulston Manor School Highly commended
Sport and activities award Your Leisure Kent Ltd. Winner
Sport and activities award Dover District Council - Inspire and Inspire Families Highly commended
Sport and activities award Kent Panthers Basketball Club Highly commended
Sport and activities award Skybound trampoline club Highly commended
Sport and activities award Creed Outdoor Learning Highly commended
Community award The BeYou Project Winner
Community award Pegasus Playscheme Highly commended
Community award 21 Together Highly commended
Employability award The Education People Winner