Holyrood Academy’s awards evening at Chard Guildhall

PUBLISHED: 07:02 22 December 2017

Holyrood Academy award winners. Picture: SUBMITTED

Holyrood Academy award winners. Picture: SUBMITTED

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Students applauded for their contribution to the school and local community

High achieving Holyrood Academy students were recognised at the annual awards evening on Monday (December 18).

The event took place at Chard Guildhall and amongst those attending was the town’s mayor Gary Shortland.

Students were presented with prizes for exceptional performance at GCSE and A Level as well as the Academy’s traditional major cups which are awarded for a variety of contributions to the school, community and for individual achievement.

Guests were entertained throughout the evening by the Holyrood Chamber Choir, conducted byTrevor Lloyd Jones.

Amongst others attending were senior vice president of Leonardo Helicopters, Ray Edwards, production shift manager at Oscar Mayer, Agata Kulig, Holyrood Governors’ chairman Mac Davison, executive principal Martin Brook and headteacher Matthew Collins.

Mr Collins said: “It is evenings such as these that make us so proud of our students. Congratulations to all the deserving prizewinners. We hope you enjoy the recognition you have received for the efforts you made last year. I am sure you will all continue to impress throughout your lives.”


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