December 7, 2021

Cayman Islands’ Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation invites nominations for YCLA 2017

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George Town — June 7, 2017​ — The Young Caymanian Leaders
Foundation has opened the nominations process to find finalists for the
2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award.

YCLF Director, Chris Duggan says it is an opportunity to shine a
spotlight on those exhibiting leadership qualities that will inspire the
next generation.

“By developing our youth, we are investing in our own futures,” he
says. “It is critical that we identify them, harness their skills, promote
their efforts and encourage them to continue to do what they have
been doing and at the same time, show others, this is what you can
strive to be as well.”

The YCLF is encouraging everyone on the island to identify a young
Caymanian who they think personifies leadership in these islands and
nominate them for the 2017 award. Mr. Duggan says the
organisation’s aim is is to highlight their strengths, to promote them
and encourage others to cultivate the qualities of leadership and
community which have made the Cayman Islands such an incredible

Each nominee’s candidacy must be vetted from a number of different
perspectives to meet several key criteria, all of which combined
describe a well- rounded young person who demonstrates strong
leadership skills and the ability to serve as a role model to Cayman’s
youth. Among the qualities sought are outstanding moral character,
personal and professional achievement, volunteerism and community
involvement, and a strong overall commitment to mentoring young

2016 recipient Brianna Wilkerson has certainly lived up to those

From the submissions, five are chosen as finalists and on November 4,
2017 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + A, one will become 2017

Anyone who would like to make a recommendation can download the
nomination form at ​​ or email us at
[email protected]​ for details.

About the Young Caymanian Leadership Award

The Young Caymanian Leadership Award was created to identify and
honour young leaders who serve as role models for the youth of
Cayman. Nominations may be made by any organization, business or
individual in the community.

Nomination Forms – click to enlarge

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