Our Recognition Awards 2011 were presented on Thursday 3 November at the Old Sheriff Court in Glasgow. The awards were presented by Sandra White, MSP for Glasgow Kelvin who said she was "humbled, overwhelmed and genuinely surprised by the range of mentoring activity supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged service users throughout Scotland."
The Project of the Year Award 2011 was presented to Edinburgh Napier University's highly successful Towards a Confident Future Employer Mentoring project.
Category Award Winners were:
- Business Project of the Year Award 2011 - Craighead Institute
- Education Project of the Year Award 2011 - University of Dundee Peer Connections
- Employment Project of the Year Award 2011 - Working Rite
- Health & Disability Project of the Year Award 2011 - Grampian Opportunities
- Justice Project of the Year Award 2011 - Plusone Mentoring
- Most Promising New Project Award 2011 - Barnardo's South Ayrshire Mentoring Service
- Social Care Project of the Year Award 2011 - Tayside Council on Alcohol
- Youth Project of the Year Award 2011 - Move On
Highly Commended Mentoring Project Certificates were awarded to:
- Edinburgh Fairway Project
- One Parent Families Scotland
- Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust Scottish Power Peer to Peer Mentoring
- Scottish Parliament Maternity Mentoring Scheme
Individual Recognition Awards:
- Exceptional Contribution Award 2011 - Andrew Steven, Xplore Peer Mentoring
- Exceptional Contribution Award 2011 - Matthew Dellaquaglia, Perth & District YMCA Plusone Mentoring
More information on the award winners can be found in the event round up under the 'Resources' section of our website.