Vote for Discovery College & Emma Taylor – National Youth Matters Awards

Please help Discovery College and Emma Taylor get to the final of the national ‘Youth Matters’ awards. Shortlisted from over 700 communities served by YMCA across the country they are now in the top 5 and need your votes to reach the top 3. Voting closes 26th August. ‘Youth Matters’ recognises the outstanding achievments of young people and the projects that support them. We’re sure you agree both are worthy winners in their categories. Also, don’t forget to share! Thank you.

Discovery College – Best Education Project

Discovery College has established itself as a successful and innovative post-16 College that has made a significant difference to the lives of over 1,200 young people in Plymouth. Growing from a small project of two courses, the College now delivers over seven courses and employability programmes.


Emma Taylor – Young Volunteer of the Year

Emma came to YMCA as a student at age 17 and soon became an essential volunteer for our soft play service and disability sports club. Emma gives up many hours each week including evenings and lunchtimes, bringing her enthusiasm, dedication and unique skills to the projects she supports.