Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) Youth Panel member Shannon Stone was crowned as the national winner in the prestigious ‘Young Tenant ‘of the year category at the 2018 Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) awards.
After winning the Northern Regional final earlier in the year, Shannon was competing against young tenants from all over the UK at the event which took place on the 12th July in Warwickshire.
TPAS is the marker leader in the UK for Resident Involvement who work towards empowering individuals to have real influence over the organisations to which they may pay their rent
WCHG Group Chief Executive Nigel Wilson said, “I’m delighted that Shannon won this award as it’s a fitting tribute to all the hard work she has put into supporting young people in Wythenshawe and around Manchester. She should be very proud at being recognised and setting a very high standard for other housing groups across the country’.
Young Tenant of the Year Shannon Stone said, “Thank you to everyone at WCHG for all the amazing opportunities and challenges they’ve given me over the years. I’m very grateful and glad to be a part of your workforce now as well. I would also like to thank Chris, Kat and Joe from the Youth Team for all the support they have given me.”
For more information on the awards please visit http://www.tpasawards.org.uk