Argyll & Bute Awards 2013 Winner: Katie Burke
About this postWritten by Craig McGimpsey on in Strathclyde and West
Spread the word
Truth About Youth recently teamed up with successful Grants Fund applicants, Argyll and Bute Youth Forum to help them spread the word of all the fantastic work done by the young people in the area by helping them produce the finalists videos for the first ever Argyll and Bute Awards 2013. The awards were held at the Phoenix Cinema in Oban and was a huge success in showing all the contributions young people in Argyll and Bute are making. A massive well done and congratulations to all the finalist and winners on the night.
Motivated, enthusiastic, and inspiring are just a few of the words used to describe Katie; totally committed to making a difference. Katie is secretary for Helensburgh and Lomond Youth Forum and YouthBank, Argyll and Bute Youth Forum and is a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament and was recently picked for the UK Youth Parliament. She is also a young leader for 6th Helensburgh Girl Guides. She attends meetings to represent the views of other young people, speaking at Community Safety Forums, Community Planning meetings – giving 100% to everything she undertakes.