Myleene Klass announced as host for St John Ambulance Everyday
Heroes Awards 2016
The nation’s leading first aid charity’s annual awards are open
We are thrilled to announce that Myleene Klass will be hosting
our annual awards ceremony, Everyday Heroes, in 2016. The TV
presenter, musician, and model is an everyday hero herself, having
used first aid to save her baby daughter from choking.
‘I feel very privileged to be hosting the St John Ambulance
Everyday Heroes Awards next year, I know from personal experience
how scary it is when you’re faced with a first aid emergency. My
own daughter choked when she was just a baby, and I really believe
because of the first aid training I'd had, I was able to save her
‘First aid skills are so important and St John Ambulance has
lots of free
resources on their website to help you learn these life saving
skills so please make the time to look, it could save a persons
‘I’m additionally looking forward to meeting all of the
inspiring finalists and hearing their stories. It’s going be an
Everyday Heroes is a glittering celebration of the nation’s life
savers – ordinary people who’ve done extraordinary things through
first aid. We're looking for nominations for people who’ve saved
lives, championed first aid, done first aid in their community, or
raised money for first aid equipment. The star-studded awards will
be held in September next year at The Grange St Pauls, in
To find out about our award categories and to nominate your own
Everyday Hero visit sja.org.uk/everydayheroes.
Everyday Hero of the Year Award (18+)
An adult individual who has saved a life with first aid or has
made an extraordinary first aid achievement.
Guy Evans Young Hero of the Year Award (Under 18s)
A young person, under the age of 18, who has saved a life with
first aid or has made an extraordinary first aid achievement (in
honour of Guy Evans, who died when first aid might have given him a
chance to live).
Community Hero Award
An individual who has used first aid or has made a remarkable
first aid achievement in their community.
First Aid Champion Award
An individual - or an organisation - who has excelled in
promoting first aid and educating others.
Hero Parent of the Year Award
A parent, carer or guardian (individual or couple) who has used
first aid on their child in an extraordinary life-threatening
Top of the Class Award (teacher/educational establishment/youth
A teacher, education establishment or youth group that ensures
an exemplary high level of first aid knowledge and practice among
pupils and group members.
Workplace Hero Award
An individual who has saved a life with first aid or has made an
extraordinary first aid achievement in his/her workplace.
Organisation of the Year for First Aid Excellence
An organisation that demonstrates an outstanding level of
investment in first aid awareness, equipment and training of staff
for their size.
St John Ambulance Volunteer of the Year Award
A St John Ambulance volunteer who has excelled at learning,
teaching, practicing or fundraising for first aid to an exemplary
level. This award recognises an extraordinary individual (or team)
of any age who goes the extra mile to be the difference between
life and death by promoting or practicing first aid.