students meet top paralympian at London 2012 event
group of students from Burnham-On-Sea met one of the country's
top paralympic swimmers during a special event to mark London's
Caitlin Berry, Connor McKenna, Fabihha Tarafdar and Tim Bennett
represented Highbridge's King Alfred School at the London 2012
Student Leadership Conference last week.
highlight was a presentation by Graham Edmunds, a category 10
Paralympics swimmer who has won two gold medals, one in Barcelona
and another in Athens in the 4x100m freestyle relay," the
school's Sarah Mussett told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
students found him inspirational and a role model who encapsulated
the aspirations of the Olympic Games."
The aims of the day were to enable the students to learn more
about the Olympic and Paralympic Games, look at the resources
available to schools, and consider what they could do to support
the London 2012 Games.