Pupils picked up prizes for their hard work.
Hipperholme Grammar School held its annual Senior School Speech and Awards Night with 70 prizes and certificates awarded to pupils for their outstanding efforts and in the academic year 2013/14.
Former and current pupils, proud parents, teachers and guests were present to applaud and celebrate their successes. A Level and GCSE certificates were also presented.
The evening began with a welcome from Residentiary Canon at Bradford Cathedral, The Rev Canon Sam Corley.
Guest of honour was Margaret Denton, Honorary Life Member of the Independent Schools Association and recently retired headteacher.
Form prizes and GCSE and A level subject prizes were awarded for merit and achievement to last year’s students from Year 7 through to Year 13.
The R B Jones Prize for Chemistry was presented to Year 13 student James Brown, the Jack Wilkinson Prize for English was received by Year 13 Rebecca Firth and the Kath Atkinson Award for Sports Studies was awarded to Stephanie Teale.
Rotary Club Prizes, donated by Brighouse Rotary Club and presented by chair of governors Chris Redfearn on behalf of the Rotary President Elect, Tony Perryman, went to Jarred Bland, Sophie Godlington and Christy Ellis. These prizes were awarded for ‘Service above Self’, ‘Outstanding Personal Effort’ and ‘Achievement in the Face of Adversity’ respectively.
In addition, the Chairman’s Prize was awarded to last year’s Head Boy and Girl, Oliver Firth and Marianne Suddards. There was also a special Headmaster’s Prize awarded to Laura Godlington.
Head Jack Williams congratulated all the students on an extremely busy and fulfilling School year, and this year’s Head Boy and Girl Kane Butler and Abigail Phillips reflected on their time at Hipperholme Grammar.