Inspiring stories had the audience on their feet when courageous youngsters picked up prizes at the 11th Argus Achievement Awards.
The standing ovation came at the end of an afternoon of inspiring stories at the awards event taking place at the Theatre Royal in Brighon today (October 28).
Pictures taken during the afternoon are online now in The Argus's dedicated picture gallery.
Pick up tomorrow's edition (Monday, October 29) to see the special report featuring all the winners.
Charity of the Year – sponsored by Legal and General
Outstanding Pupil of the Year – sponsored by Pontins
Contribution to Sussex Sport
Dad of the Year
Young Employee of the Year – sponsored by Argus Business
Business in the Community – sponsored by AVT Connect
The Plough Inn
The Adam Faith Local Hero Award – sponsored by Sussex Society
Carer of the Year – sponsored by The Pembroke Care Group
Volunteer of the Year – sponsored by UK Power Networks
Outstanding Contribution to Sussex – sponsored by American Express
Beyond the Call of Duty – sponsored by Mears
Public Services Award – sponsored by Brighton and Hove City Council
Teacher of the Year
Green Project or Person
Mum of the Year – sponsored by Hilton Brighton Metropole
Contribution to Arts and Culture Award – sponsored by Theatre Royal Brighton
Achiever of the Year – sponsored by Mears
Community Event of the Year – sponsored by EDF Energy
School of the Year – sponsored by City College Brighton and Hove
Downs View School
The Carol Barnes Courageous Child of the Year – sponsored by The Argus Appeal
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