Gorsedh Kernow announces Young People’s Awards winners 2022

In a press release today 28th June 2022, Gorsedh Kernow announced the winners of this year’s awards.

The judges were overjoyed with the quality and sense of pride in Cornwall, its landscape, history, culture, and people in this year’s submissions.  In particular, they were delighted to receive whole school projects from Trythall School, glorious singing from Treloweth School as well as creative and imaginative individual submissions from Cusgarne school.

“It is always uplifting to see the children’s submissions.  They bring colour to the day in so many ways.  Splann!”  Pol Hodge, Grand Bard

The winners will receive their awards along with the adult award winners in a special ceremony in Hayle in September.

The Award winners for 2022 are:

Yeth Kernewek – Cornish Language

1st Prize: Trythall School – Y’n Kammow a Gewri / In the Footsteps of Giants

Ilow Kernewek Cornish Music

1st Prize: Treloweth School – Cornwall My Home


1st Prize: Jemma Chaisty – Holing in Kernow

Highly Commended: Rosie Etherington – Interview with my Pappy


School award 1st Prize: Trythall School – Drollys Trewreydhyel / Trythall Tales

1st Prize: Merryn Joyce – Memories of a Local Farmer

Highly Commended: Erin Hughes – Cakes and Ale

Art – Under 7

1st Prize: Emily Joyce – I love Cornwall Because …

Highly Commended: India Jolly – Redruth’s Red River

               Jennifer Beveridge – A Map of Walking about Cornwall

               Isabelle Waskett – Lighthouse at Sunset which has been Invaded by the Legendary Piskies

Art 8-11

1st Prize: Louie Campling – Model of a Cornish Engine House

Highly Commended: Jemma and Marissa Barnard – Cornwall our Home

               Erica Gill – Cornish Engine House

               Skyla-Mae Jolly – The Cornish traditions

               Theo Waskett – Lighthouse at Sunset which has been Invaded by the Legendary Piskies