school awards sports bursaries to 'outstanding' students
King Alfred School has awarded Sports Bursaries to four of their
most outstanding sixth form students.
bursary of £250 is awarded annually to all sixth form students
who compete at county, national or international level - and is
intended to be used towards the cost of coaching, equipment and
students are Sophie McArdle, who is South-West Pairs champion
and South-West Trio runner up in Sports Acrobatics; and Charlotte
Humphries, who is Somerset Girls Golf captain and Burnham and
Berrow Ladies Championship runner up.
other two pupils are tennis player Rhiannon Parsons, who is Somerset
Ladies champion and Burnham Open Ladies champion; and horse rider
Chloe Dixon who is South-West Area Pony Club champion and was
seventh in the British Championships.
Andy Owen told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are keen to promote
sport at all tiers, from grass roots level through to elite participation.
We have a fantastic range of sports and activities for all of
our students on offer at school."
the bursaries are recognition of the tremendous hard work, commitment
and dedication shown by our students who have to go the 'extra
mile' to perform at an elite level."
went onto say that the school hopes that this additional funding
will encourage students who stay on to study in the sixth form
to compete at the highest possible level.