Award-winning pupils at Grammar school

Award winning pupils at Hipperholme Grammar School
Award winning pupils at Hipperholme Grammar School

Pupils were the stars of the show at Hipperholme Grammar’s annual speech and awards night.

The most prestigious event in the school’s calendar saw around 70 prizes being given out at Bradford Cathedral.

The event was opened by Canon Sam Corley before guest of honour Tim Thornton, Pro Vice-chancellor at Huddersfield University, presented the students with their awards.

The RB Jones prize for Chemistry was awarded to Year 13 student Vahab Tariq from Halifax, who is studying Chemistry at Bradford University.

The Jack Wilkinson Prize for English was won by Amber Wrigley, also from Halifax, who is studying Psychology at Leeds University.

Year 13 student Natalie Fitz-Costa was handed the Kath Atkinson Award for Sports, while prizes from the Brighouse Rotary Club were given to Megan Murray for Service Above Self, Kellie Furness for Outstanding Personal Effort and Cassie Walker for Achievement in the Face of Adversity.

The Chairman’s Prize was presented to last year’s head boy and girl Matthew Orme from Bradford and Rebecca Sabin from Brighouse.

A discretionary Headmaster’s Prize was also awarded to Year 13 pupil and Huddersfield University student India Shibil for her work coaching the school netball team.

Guests also enjoyed a variety of performances including house and sports reports, poetry recitals and a performance by the school choir.