College's pride in award winning Sheffield student

Her courage in the face of adversity has won a UTC Sheffield student strong recognition.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 12:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 1:04 pm
Lauren Hopkins
Lauren Hopkins

Lauren Hopkins, 16, has been awarded a Diana Courageous Citizen Award for her efforts in overcoming difficulties to study creative and digital media.

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Brigidin Crowther, Assistant Principal, UTC Sheffield, said: “We are immensely proud of Lauren who has overcome major challenges to thrive in her education, help her peers and volunteer in the local community, despite suffering chronic pain from arthritis.”

Lauren said: “I like helping others if I can, and enjoy my volunteering very much,”