Ten individuals won this year’s awards each winner demonstrating a special flair and achievement in scholarship & citizenship, enterprise & innovation, music, journalism and photography. Set up in 2010 in memory of Anjool (Jools) Maldé (1984-2009), the Trust makes annual awards with prize money to select young individuals from the brightest of UK talents. Winners and their achievements as below.
Top to bottom: LOUIS SUMMERS, HELENA KAY, JOELLE EID, JODIE BLACKBURN, RACHEL DEAKIN, LIAM CARR, ST PETER’S SCHOLARS
ENTERPRISE & INNOVATION AWARD (co-hosts Young Enterprise)
LOUIS SUMMERS (Loughborough College), the MD of a start-up enterprise EZ Fitness for its product launch of an easy-fit weight lifting device.
Young Enterprise chief executive Michael Mercieca: “Start Up offers a real opportunity to get into business and start out as an entrepreneur. It’s always exciting to see how many students take part in the programme each year and what products they create, and the competition this year was particularly fierce. Congratulations to EZ Fitness from Loughborough College .”
Louis Summers: “It was a great honour to be chosen as the winner of the Jools Award for Enterprise & Innovation. Winning the award has given me a great sense of achievement and it is something which I am very proud of!” (Photo Louis Summers, courtesy Young Enterprise)
JAZZ PRIZE (co-hosts Guildhall School of Music & Drama)
Professor Malcolm Edmonstone (GSMD Head of Jazz): Helena’s final recital was one of the most captivating performances I can remember, in or outside of the school; it would have been at home on any stage, and the panel were unanimous in their praise. The quality of the music makes it all the more special for Helena to receive the Anjool Maldé Jazz Prize 2016 (Photo Helena Kay courtesy GSMD)
JOURNALISM AWARD (co-hosts POLIS, LSE)
JOELLE EID for her outstanding contributions and achievements during her Masters Studies at Polis.
Joelle’s most notable achievement was her short film ‘Telling the Human Story: Reporting Refugees from Lebanon’ (watch it HERE) .
Joelle Eid: “What a privilege and honour… This award further emphasizes my commitment to use journalism and communication as a tool to bring voice and attention to people affected by conflict and injustice around the world.” (Photo Joelle Eid, courtesy self)
PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD (co-hosts Stockton Arts – Stockton Council – and the Cleveland College of Art & Design)
JODIE BLACKBURN (Commercial) and RACHEL DEAKIN (Fine Art)
College Citation – Jodie Blackburn: A talented hard working student, Jodie produced consistent high standard imagery. The well-constructed and produced concepts contained in her final portfolio are testament to this. A bright prospect for the commercial imaging industry.
College citation – Rachel Deakin: Rachel is a very talented photographer with an incredible graphic eye that informs an innovative and creative spin on traditional documentary practice; at its base is her fascination with her own region and culture. A very worthy winner.
The Trust also awarded an honorarium to Liam Carr, the winner of the Dean Broderick Memorial Award for Graphic Design. (PhotosJodie Blackburn, Rachel Deakin, Liam Carr, courtesy CCAD)
SCHOLARSHIP (co-hosts St Peter’s College, Oxford in associaton with the Anjool Maldé Endowment)
Alice Skinner, Alice Robinson, Anna Harris, Barnaby Wynter, Isobel Cavan for their outstanding achievements across scholarship & citizenship.
Here receiving their Award from Mark Damazer, CBE (Master of St Peter’s College, Oxford). (Photo Scholars, courtesy SPC).
AMMT: “ Some great achievements from the brightly talented best – warmest congratulations to all. The Trust is particularly delighted this year to see so many female winners coming through. They are outstanding and the sheer force of their achievements is exemplary. Every good wish to all the deserving winners and we also extend our grateful thanks to all our partners, supporters and donors.”
The Anjool Maldé Memorial Trust (AMMT) is a registered UK charity (no. 114674). www.anjool.org