Awards

Zachary Geddis Yearly Awards 

We are proud to have several yearly awards which celebrate the life of Zachary  and promote the work of The Zachary Geddis Break the Silence Trust.


UPD ZACHARY GEDDIS MEMORIAL AWARD

Zachary took part in Ulster Project Delware, since then, the community of UPD have been extremely supportive in keeping Zachary’s memory alive and created their own memorial award. In May 2019, ZGBTST donated glass trophies which will be presented to the recipents of the awards this year who display Zachary’s vivacious spirit throughout their trip.


ZANSHIN SHOTOKAN KARATE CLUB MEMORIAL AWARD

Zachary was a member of the Zanshin Shotokan Karate Club up until the age of 18, he represented Northern Ireland at the World and European Championships and was graded to 2nd Dan with the KUGB. It is often stated how much his karate family miss him and he has been remembered at competitions and course in the Republic of Ireland and also at the KUGB National Championships in the NIA in Birmingham. The Zachary Geddis Break the Silence Trust recieves great support from every member of Zanshin and the Trust developed this award to acknowledge the efforts of a singular person every year.

Zanshin NI Zachary Geddis Memorial Award Winner 2018 - Duane Adams
Zanshin NI Zachary Geddis Memorial Award Winner 2018 – Duane Adams
Zanshin NI Zachary Geddis Memorial Award Winner 2017 - Aidan O'Boyle
Zanshin NI Zachary Geddis Memorial Award Winner 2017 – Aidan O’Boyle