Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016

Winners announced

Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016

Old Holly Farm was delighted be a sponsor at this years Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016, run by the Lancaster & Morecambe newspapers. The winners were announced at a glittering ceremony at the Grand Hall, Lancaster University on Wednesday 30th November 2016. We were proud to sponsor this years “Primary School Pupil of the Year” award, with 3 fantastic finalists. The overall winner was Reece Holt, from St Helens C of E primary school. Reece has undergone surgery and treatment for a brain tumour and subsequent complications and has amazed everybody with his strength and resilience. He and his brother Callum had a sponsored head shave for Clatterbridge Cancer centre and friends and family were motivated to do other fundraising activities, including a sky drive, to raise over £2,500.

Primary School Pupil of the Year Winner Reece Holt from St Helens C of E Primary at Lancaster Education Awards

Primary School Pupil of the Year Winner Reece Holt from St Helens C of E Primary at Lancaster Education Awards

The other finalists highly commended for the award were Joseph Waddington, of Arkholme C of E Primary School and Ellie Knowles, Poulton le Sands C of E Primary School.

Primary School Pupil of the Year Highly Commended Joseph Waddington and Ellie Knowles at Lancaster Education Awards

Primary School Pupil of the Year Highly Commended Joseph Waddington and Ellie Knowles at Lancaster Education Awards

All 3 finalists & families have been invited to the farm to meet our Reindeer and enjoy a hot chocolate & cake in the Café before Christmas too.

Congratulations to all of the winners on the night, a great evening celebrating some outstanding local achievements and people.

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