2017 Welsh Learner of the Year

Hugh Brightwell from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, Emma Chappell from Deiniolen, Richard Furniss, Llangefni and Daniela Schlick from Menai Bridge were successful entrants at the 2017 Welsh Learner of the Year semi final round.

Hugh Brightwell

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Emma Chappell

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Richard Furniss

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Daniela Schlick

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The four will compete for the Welsh Learner of the Year award during Eisteddfod week this year.

The winner of the Welsh Learner of the Year will receive a trophy, donated by Rhian and Harri Pritchard, Cemaes, and £300 (Bangor University Welsh for Adults), and the other three finalists will also receive trophies, also donated by Rhian and Harri Pritchard, Cemaes, and £100 each (Teulu’r Wern, Talwrn). 

Finalists will also receive a year’s subscription to the magazine, Golwg, and gifts from Merched y Wawr. The winner is invited to become a member of the Gorsedd.

 

This year's adjudicators are Jenny Pye, R Alun Charles and Nia Roberts.