Ben shortlisted for 'Young Person of the Year'
Julie Kenwell • Published 25 Aug 2012 09:30
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Ben Allister has been shortlisted for the 'Young Person of the Year' accolade in the upcoming MS Society Awards.
ENNISKILLEN teen, Ben Allister, has made it through to the final of the MS Society Awards.
The 17-year-old has raised thousands of pounds for the charity and is now one of three people shortlisted in the 'Young Person of the Year' category sponsored by the bio-tech firm Genzyme, a Sanofi company.
The final in London on 25 September.
Ben managed to raise more than £19,000 for the MS Society in just three months. The teenager wanted to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) after his Mum was diagnosed with the condition three years ago.
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This article appeared in Impartial Reporter 24 Aug 12