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Pupil awarded for youth work
7:00am Friday 26th October 2012 in News
A TEENAGER has picked up a national award for his youth work.
Faizal Akindele, a pupil at St Clere’s School, in Stanford-le-Hope, has earned the Make a Difference Award – part of the British Youth Council's 2012 Youth on Board Awards.
Fazial was nominated for his work as chairman on Thurrock’s Youth Cabinet.
He said: “I had no idea I was up for this award, but I’m so happy I have won.
“It’s been a hard year as chairman as it was all new to me at the start. I’m just over the moon I won.”
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