Top education award for South Shields pupil

A teenager from South South Shields has received national recognition for academic success and community work

By Tom Patterson
Thursday, 21 February, 2019, 11:20
Stephanie Taylor receiving her award from Education Secretary Damien Hinds.

Stephanie Taylor, 16, who studies at St Wilfrid’s R.C. College, South Shields, is the seventh winner of the annual Lord Glenamara prize, which recognises gifted students who are also making a difference in their communities.

The English, Spanish and Psychology A-level student is a graduate of the National Citizen Service, a member of South Tyneside Young People’s Parliament, and a school council ambassador at St Wilfrid’s.

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Education Secretary Damian Hinds said: “Stephanie’s commitment to helping other people is an inspiration.”