On Thursday 14th July 2016, the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues held the 2016 Jubilee Youth Awards at the House of Lords. Professor James Arthur, Director of the centre, introduced the awards and they were presented by Sir Nick Parker, Chair of the Trustees Step up to Serve and Lord James O'Shaughnessy. The 14 young people from across the UK were honoured with Jubilee Youth Awards, across three of the Jubilee Centre's awards and contests programmes; the Jubilee Youth Awards for Service, the Thank You Letter Awards and the Why Virtue Matters: Essay Contest.