Who won the inaugural Big Bang Fair Volunteer Awards?

This year for the first time we celebrated our volunteers’ achievements during the National Volunteers’ Week. The inaugural Big Bang Fair Volunteer Awards ceremony took place at the IET Birmingham: Austin Court on Thursday 7 June, and rewarded 33 volunteers for their outstanding contributions.

Congratulations to all the winners  we're so thankful to everyone who gets involved and plays such an enormous part of making The Big Bang Fair a success year-on-year. You are all brilliant.

Here is the full list of Award winners for 2018:

Award Name  Role Nomination
The Big Bang Young Volunteer Award Daniel Keen Care volunteer for being instrumental to the successful delivery of the judging process at The Big Bang Competition.
The Big Bang Young Volunteer Award Andrew Cowan Care volunteer for his passion about The Big Bang Competition and for being a great role model to students competing.
The Big Bang Young Volunteer Award Emily Wood Events volunteer for going above and beyond to welcome, greet and provide information to hundreds of visitors at The Fair.
The Big Bang Young Volunteer Award Dilek Donmez Events volunteer for her admirable and methodical work with the Photography team at The Big Bang Fair.
The Big Bang Young Volunteer Award Haboon Garbiye Events volunteer for her real passion for STEM and her excellent customer service skills at The Big Bang Fair.
The outstanding  Contribution Award (10 years) Dave Beaman  Competition Judge for his long-standing and committed support of a wide range of programmes at EngineeringUK.
The outstanding  Contribution Award (10 years) Ian halpin Competition Judge for his passionate support to engage young people in STEM and the Big Bang Competition.
The outstanding  Contribution Award (10 years) Elizabeth Partridge Competition Judge for her tireless contribution to the Big Bang Competition and exceptional support to the students.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Nick Treby Competition Judge for his admirable support to the Big Bang Competition and passionate approach to engage young people in STEM subjects.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Philip Warren Competition Judge for his outstanding support to the Big bang Competition and exceptional contribution to the judging team.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) May Deegan Competition Judge for her long-standing and tireless contribution to the Big Bang Competition and students competing.  
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) David Ainscough Robotics Judge for his long-standing and passionate support to the TE Robotics Challenge regional events and the UK Finals.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Ken Mollison Robotics Judge for his exceptional contribution to the TE Robotics Challenge in Scotland and the UK Finals in 2018.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Ya Amie Ceesay STEM inspiration for her passion for STEM and for being an inspiration to hundreds of children at the Meet the Future You activity.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Lisa Barnett Careers Captain for her committed support to the Big Bang Fair and her valuable contribution to the Volunteering team.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Daniel Beddow  Events for his exceptional support to the Events and Volunteering team at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Rajun Lehal  STEM inspiration for his inspirational approach to engage young people in STEM and his support to the Volunteering team.
The Big Bang GEM Award (Going the Extra Mile) Juan Vasquez Amaya Various roles for being a great asset to the Careers team and his admirable work for the Competition and the Robotics Challenge UK Finals.
The Award for Special Achievement Jessica Albon Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Abimbola Awosanmi Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Jennifer Compton Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Lisa Coulthwaite Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Matthew Francis Team Leader for his outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Morven Harrison Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Penelope Lancaster Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Shaun Mansfield Team Leader for his outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Rachel Morris Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Alex Richards Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Mark Rogers Team Leader for his outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Zara Sheady Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Gemma Staite Team Leader for her outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Uday Tanna Team Leader for his outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
The Award for Special Achievement Iain Wilson Team Leader for his outstanding leadership and passionate and committed support to motivate and inspire volunteers at The Big Bang Fair 2018.
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