Young fundraisers are honoured

Two Fairfield high school pupils were given the royal seal of approval after they were awarded with the Princess Diana Memorial award.
Pupils Natalie Millard,
13, and Beth Kelly, 12, have been working tirelessly in a bid to raise funds for people less fortunate than themselves.
Hannah's and Beth's mum died from cancer in January last year. Since then the three girls have raised approximately £3,000 for Breast Cancer Research through sales of, badges, wristbands and a variety of money-making events. The school say their ‘determination, courage and ingenuity continue to be an inspiration to all’.
The Diana, Princess of

picture of Natalie Millard and Beth Kelly

The Award given to those students nominated by their schools for: ,
• Youth participation or volunteering
• Selfless service to      others,

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• Showing outstanding qualities in overcoming adverse circumstances.
Secondary schools can nominate one student or group of students for an Award. Since the scheme began as a pilot in September 1999, over 16,000 pupils from over 3,000 secondary schools across the UK have received awards.
The pupils have been working hard in the community and at schoo to become among the 10,000 nationwide award winners. Schools are encouraged to nominate young people from primary and secondary schools who have tackled bullying in their communities, helping to create safer environment for children and young people to live, grow, play and learn. Young people will be involved in running his award.

DIANA AWARD: Fairfield high school students Natalie Millard, 13, and Beth Kelly, 12.




Wales Award was launched nationwide in April 2000 to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions, made by many secondary schools and communities