First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has announced the finalists in the 2016, St David Awards.
The awards, now in their third year, acknowledge the extraordinary achievements of people in Wales. They were created to recognise the great deeds and contributions made by people from all walks of life.
The finalists in the award categories: Bravery; Citizenship; Culture; Enterprise; Innovation and Technology; International; Sport and Young Person are as follows.
Peter Fuller – nominated for his role in stepping in to stop a horrific machete attack in Mold in January 2015.
Matthew James - from Pontypridd, he is nominated for his selflessness during a time of real fear and chaos, using his body to shield his partner, Saera Wilson, from bullets during last summer’s Tunisia terror attacks.
PC Owen Davies and PC Rhiannon Hurst, Police Officers, Gwent Police – nominated for their heroic role in helping to save the lives eight family members from a house fire in Newport.
Grant, June and Owain Thomas, fundraisers - from Oakdale, they have been nominated for their tireless fundraising for Cardiac Risk in the Young.
Janet Williams, foster carer - from Porthmadog, nominated for being a foster carer Read more [...]