The Rotary Club of Oldham are once again proud to present the Awards for 2021, President Bernard Stone presented the Winning Award to Charlotte Walton-Thorpe of The Blue Coat School , and incoming President Neil Taylor presented the Winning award to Hannah Bucys of North Chadderton 6th Form College.
President Bernard said he was proud to be involved in the Awards and was amazed at the resilience of young people during the past 18 months of Covid,
Incoming President Neil, wearing the Presidents jewel said that he was amazed at the quality of the nominations received and the variety of ways that young people offered service to the community in difficult and challenging times.
They reflected the ability and determination to overcome challenges presented to them and set examples of fortitude and leadership.
The nominations received reflected the way young people have responded to the needs of communities, the needs of families and also the needs of fellow students. All nominees receive a Nomination Certificate
The organizing committee and the judging panel of 8 Rotarians were faced with an extremely challenging number of nominations from schools, academies and colleges from across the borough and had difficult decisions to make.
The Award which is in its 21st year, seeks to recognise the outstanding contribution young people give to their school, to our local community and to family displaying one of the aims of Rotary, which is to encourage and foster the ideal of service.
This year the Rotary Club of Oldham has fully sponsored the Award including all the prizes and President Bernard said that he was very grateful for the support of all the members in enabling the prizes to be made.
The Oldham Student of the Year 2021 in the 16+ age group is: Hannah Bucys
The Runner up Student of the Year 2021in the 16+ age group is: Thomas Astbury
The Oldham Student of the Year 2021,11 16 age Group is: Charlotte Walton Brown
The Runner up Student of the Year 2021, 11 -16 age group is Ellie Mead
All the winning students were presented with Nomination Certificates and Winner/Runner-up certificates and also received vouchers which were sponsored by :
The Rotary Club of Oldham,
We would like to thank the staff of all participating Schools, Academies and Colleges for their support and hope that in the Academic Year 2021 2022, normality will return to education and we will be able to continue with the Awards and encourage and acknowledge the tremendous service young people give to Oldham.
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