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25 Most Remarkable Teens Award Ceremony set for Thursday

The Federal Parliament of St. Kitts and Nevis meets on Thursday, November 10, 2016, to recognize the outstanding achievements of 25 young people in St. Kitts and Nevis.The Special Sitting of the National Assembly is organized for Members of Parliament to present awards to the 25 Most Remarkable Teens in St. Kitts and Nevis as part of activities for November’s commemoration of Youth Month.

 The annual recognition programme started in 2011 and considers non-traditional categories such as citizenship, spiritual commitment, performing arts, writing, courage to overcome and most enterprising. Senior Youth Officer in the Department of Youth Empowerment, Sahira David, said this year’s event is marked by a milestone.“Fifteen of our 25 teens come from St. Kitts, while 10 are from Nevis,” she said. “This is the first time we have had so many from our sister island.”