Elan Môn Gilford
Nominated for Young Person award
Elan Môn Gilford has been chosen as a finalist for her volunteering work.
Elan, age 15 from Llanfairpwll on Anglesey hasn’t let her deafness stop her from helping others. She is involved in coaching and is a Platinum Young Ambassador for Sport Wales as well as a Millennium Volunteer. She helps out with different activities in lunchtime and after school as well as spending some of her weekends coaching and volunteering for local group Môn Active. Elan has achieved her 50 hour Millennium Volunteers certificate and is approaching 400 hours. She has already achieved her 100-hour Môn Active Certificate. She has also competed for her school in a wide range of sports including netball, football, badminton, cross country running, athletics and mountain biking. In 2014, she was chosen to carry the Queen’s Baton for a leg of the relay at the Urdd Eisteddfod in Bala when the baton was on its way to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.