Eight young stars were recognised at the 26th Yorkshire Young Achievers Awards, which was held at Leeds United’s Centenary Pavilion on Thursday evening.
The foundation has raised more than £1.25m for young people in Yorkshire. The winners on the night were:
Personality of the Year - Olympic medal winner Nile Wilson, from Leeds.
Youngster of the Year - nine-year-old Maisie Catt, of Mirfield, who has triumphed in taekwondo despite losing both of her legs as a baby.
Achievement in the Arts - West End performer Amara Okereke, of Adel, who made history by becoming the first black actress to play the role of Cosette in Les Miserables.
Achievement in Management and Enterprise - Rose Dyson of Barnsley, who is one of the most promising CEOs in the country.
Achievement in Sport - Rower Ellen Buttrick of Leeds, who is on track to get to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Achievement in Education - Devan Witter, of Market Weighton, who is a prolific volunteer and works to combat bullying in schools.
Unsung Hero - Cameron Osburn of Harrogate, who overcame physical challenges associated with Cerebral Palsy to become a fitness coach.
Special Award - Hammer thrower Jessica Mayho, of Cononley, who gives up her time to support the Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation.