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Warwick Volunteers Awards Winners 2019

The annual Warwick Volunteers Awards took place at the Warwick Volunteers Celebration Event on Thursday 14th March, bringing together student volunteers, local community partners and councillors and the wider university community.

The Celebration Event is held to thank student volunteers and highlight the amazing contribution they make to the local community. This year, students Louis Ammon and Emily Brogden from ChemSoc shared their experience with the guests.

6 individuals and 3 groups of volunteers received a Warwick Volunteers Award at the event, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the local community. Nominations were received from community partners, University staff and peer volunteers, demonstrating achievement in one or more of the following categories: leadership, innovation, dedication and impact.

This year, the award certificates were presented by Dr Chris Twine, Academic Registrar, at the University of Warwick..

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!


Individual Awards

Tabitha Carrington – Sexpression
Sancho Perez Hernandez – Language Tutors
Jacob Killeya – STAR Conversation Club
Brian Chow – Right to Read
Chrysi Sergaki – Kenilworth Phab (Joint Award)
Gurdaman Singh – Kenilworth Phab (Joint Award)

Team Awards

Crafting Happiness Project Leaders Team:

Klaudia Juzyszyn
Aashna Samson
Judy Cheung
(Summer) YUWEI PEI
Diveena Nanthakumaran
Charmaine Ning-Fang

Kidz Camp Project Leaders Team:

Emilija Kazakaityte
James Sullivan

Warwick Volunteers Exec Committee:

Matt Earl
Chelsea Penafort
(Linda) Olugbemi Moronfolu
Gabriela Popescu
Jacob Killeya

Hear from the nominators...

She has had to spend hours preparing resources, agonising over logistics and finalising lesson plans for these sessions..Her understanding of what makes a successful session are second to none, and everybody benefits from her hard work.

He has gone over and above in planning and delivering a workshop for my KS3 students at the university, raising aspirations and inspiring travel and discovery, as well as promoting Spanish.

He is extremely organised and dedicated to the project and has strived to ensure the best possible experience for all of the volunteers

They are kind, helpful, generous with their time, and very good ambassadors for Warwick Volunteers.

The team have been outstanding and are incredibly proactive and just get on with their roles with the minimal of fuss. Therefore, it’s very easy to overlook the huge amount of work that they do behind the scenes.

As a team they have worked well together, stepping in and covering for each other when needed and being willing to take on whatever needed doing to achieve their goals.

WV Celebration Event