Starstruck Eva Carroll a Year 10 student from Notre Dame Catholic College has taken on the role as a Young Lord Mayor of Liverpool.
Eva has said that she wants to represent the voices of young people across the city. and as part of her role she will support the Lord Mayor in fulfilling her civic duties and recently attended her first
Eva said: “I attended my first event as Young Lord Mayor of Liverpool. It was the Clapperboard Film Awards centred around rewarding the success of young people’s creativity and ability in the making of short films; it allowed me to meet many people in the local community and hear of many success stories as well as meeting some of my all time favourite actors and actresses!
“I was lucky enough to meet Liverpool born Alison Steadman OBE most famous for her roles as ‘Pam’ in Gavin and Stacey and ‘Beverly’ in Abigail’s Party. It was a pleasure to meet her.
“As well as this, I also met Ricky Tomlinson who is best known for playing ‘Jim’ in The Royle Family and was also born and raised in Liverpool.
“After the reception we went through to a theatre and watched all the brilliant short films put together by people in the local community and then watched the awards get presented by Neil Fitzmaurice, Ricky Tomlinson, and Alison Steadman.
“Other celebrities supporting the event included famous Liverpool actress Pauline Daniels, Tina Malone from Shameless and Dean Sullivan of Brookside as well as stars from Hollyoaks. I really enjoyed the evening and look forward to the further experiences this amazing opportunity will give me!”