Islington pupils pick up Jack Petchey Achievement Awards
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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.
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The event was also attended by Deputy Mayor of Islington Cllr Kat Fletcher, who said: “Great celebration of achievement! Well done to all!”
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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
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