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Islington pupils pick up Jack Petchey Achievement Awards

PUBLISHED: 09:48 01 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:48 01 February 2016

Kat Fletcher with Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Award winners

Kat Fletcher with Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Award winners

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Sixty-eight pupils from nine senior schools in Islington came together last week to receive prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards at Islington Assembly Hall.

The event saw winners aged 11-25 receive medallions to go with their framed certificate and a cheque for £200, already presented.

The students were nominated by their peers and leaders, with awards for a variety of achievements – both big and small. Two adults were also honoured with Leader Awards for demonstrating an ability to motivate young people.

Winners included 11-year-old Angelica Bailey-Giordano, a sports ambassador for her form at Highbury Fields School. Angelica, who has also played in two national cup football games, spent the grant on a sports hall athletics running board, table tennis balls and shin pads.

Others included Zenari Singh, 15, from Holloway School and Mia Oyesiku, 11, from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School.

The event was also attended by Deputy Mayor of Islington Cllr Kat Fletcher, who said: “Great celebration of achievement! Well done to all!”

Winners

The Bridge School

Errol Dos Santos; Kourtney Thompson; Jason Poku Davis; Munjun Ng; Onur Kurban; Kai Hurd Wilson; Ifra Ali Sharif; Jemaine Williams

SAMUEL RHODES SCHOOL Saleha Begum; Matthew Mior; Ryan Daley; Amadou Kone; China Ellington; Alex Gibbons; Leader Award: Paul Jalil

St Aloysius College

Daniel Thomas; Kieran Kelly; Mahummad Beyaz; Kafui Okpattah; Hoa Ngygen; Sky Angus; Jack Ward; Sonny Elton; Sedem Okpattah

Holloway School

Alexandra Clark; Jay Edwards; Pierce Smyth; Erjola Noka; Venetia McNally; Joseph Fakondoh; Zenari Singh; Muhamed Hassane Diaby Aziz; Younes Dayfollah Boumaraf

City & Islington College

Emmanuela Owusu; Edy Maniata; Murat Sari; Daniyal Aslam; Deborah Ndombo; Teodra Gidikova; Lilith Storm Beer; Devon Smith; Abadur Rahman

Highbury Fields School

N’Dea Balgobin; Joselyn Effio-Mantilla; May Southwood; Caitlin Cronin; Angelica Bailey-Giordano; Natalia Klodzinska; Haajar Djouada; Ayese Mewitt-Omer

Mount Carmel Catholic School for Girls

Madison Alexander; Kimberly Marin; Valerie Gyamfi; Nana Sarpong

Islington Arts & Media School

Kai Brennan; Dollacha Suksawan; Ramazan Ata; Aliya Mohamed; Diana Ovcarova; Leonora Santos; Costa Gomes

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School

Mia Oyesiku; Shazia Haque; Rashida Hoque; Mahima Hussain; Tasnia Yasmin; Syntyche Tongomo; Fiona Lu; Hannah Miah; Georgia Irwin-Ryzn; Leader Award: Martin Taylor

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