Teen Honour in the Arts Awards

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2020 Teen Honour in the Arts Award Recipient

2020 Teen Honour in the Arts winnerJulius Brooker

Julius is a driven, passionate and talented performer with a true love for the arts. As a student at Okanagan Mission Secondary, Julius is involved in concert band, jazz band and jazz studies. He also volunteers his time teaching private lessons, mentoring younger students, connecting with Kelowna's seniors population through virtual events and performing at important community events such as Remembrance Day. He is always looking for ways to improve his skillset and is not afraid to take risks in order to become a better musician. Julius is an intergal part of the OKM music program and uses his talents to better the lives of those around him. 

Award Criteria

  • Awarded to a youth who has made an outstanding contribution to Kelowna through cultural and/or artistic efforts.  
  • Must be between the ages of 13 and 19 as of Dec. 31, 2021.
  • Selections are based on the nominee's special accomplishments, contributions and awards for the year 2021.
  • Past information may be included, but should primarily be regarding the current award year.
  • Finalist selections are based solely on the information in the completed nomination package.

The recipient of this award will receive a $500 entrance scholarship to UBC Okanagan.

Nominations for the 47th annual Civic & Community Awards will open in fall 2021. 

Past Recipients of the Award
  • 2019 - Sarah McIntyre
  • 2018 - Annette Bakala
  • 2017 - Madelyn Miyashita
  • 2016 - Andrew Kates
  • 2015 - Lauren Maier
  • 2014 - Antony Knight
  • 2013 - Mandy Jong
  • 2012 - Quinn Bates
  • 2011 - Hayley Manlove
  • 2010 - Grace Kim 
  • 2009 - Haley Blais
  • 2008 - Evan Kascak
  • 2007 - Chad Abrahamson
  • 2006 - Melissa Wilmot
  • 2005 - Carmen Harris
  • 2004 - Joshua Ferguson
  • 2003 - Devin Roth
  • 2002 - Mitchell Howanyk
  • 2001 - Greg Sawisky
  • 2000 - Meaghan McRae

 

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