Meet the new head girl and head boy at Whitburn Church of England Academy

Two outstanding pupils have been chosen as the new head boy and girl of Whitburn Church of England Academy.

Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 16:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 12:04 pm
Whitburn Church of England Academy's new head girl, Abigail Milburn and head boy, Louie Scott.

Pupils Abigail Milburn, 15, and Louie Scott, 15, have taken on the roles following an election process in school.

As part of the school’s Democracy Day programme candidates had to convince their fellow pupils that they were suitable role models by presenting their case to pupils in Year 9 and Year 10.

Whitburn Church of England Academy head girl, Abigail Milburn and head boy Louie Scott with deputy head girl Luisa Gibson, deputy boy Will Gordon, chairman of governors Gene Mulley and Principal John Crowe.

Pupils then had to select up to eight candidates from the 23 applicants who they felt would represent all pupils within the school.

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The school then held its annual head boy and head girl elections on Friday, June 21, with the voting process replicating the General Election experience with Year 10 pupils issued with voting slips.

Whitburn Church of England Academy have announced that student Abigail Milburn is the new head girl and student Louie Scott is the new head boy. They are pictured with deputy head girl Luisa Gibson and deputy boy Will Gordon.