Citizen honour for record breaker Ben

Good citizen award for eleven-year old Ben Mooney Diversity star Ashley Banjo presents medal to Ben in London Ben Mooney (11) from Crawfordsburn was recognised at this year’s British Citizen Youth Award (BCyA) in association with Specsavers, for his extraordinary contribution to society, charities and good causes. Ben, a Year 8 pupil at Campbell College was one of 23 young people honoured for their efforts at a formal presentation held at the Palace of Westminster on October 18 and attended by 120 guests. The awards ceremony was hosted by Diversity star Ashley Banjo. Now in its third year, the Specsavers supported BCyA highlights individual acts of bravery, kindness and compassion from young people. Ben is pictured with Ashley Banjo and Adrian Carter (right) from London organisation, Big Bus.