A FORMER student at Greenhead College, Huddersfield, has won the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
Natalie Pointon, 19, has been invited to St James's Palace, London, to receive the award at a ceremony hosted by the duke.
A variety of other famous faces will also be there, including yachtswoman Tracy Edwards and former sprinter Linford Christie.
Natalie, formerly of Springside Rise, Golcar, won her award while a student at Greenhead.
She qualified for it by volunteering as a young leader at Parkwood Brownie pack, Golcar.
She also helped at a five-day holiday for deprived children and trekked round the Isle of Arran in Scotland.
Natalie achieved her DoE bronze award while a pupil at All Saints High School Bradley Bar.
After leaving Greenhead she worked for a year at staff agency NHS Professionals in Halifax.
Natalie is now at Leicester University, studying law and economics.
Her parents now live in Warrington.