A LAKES School held their awards night last week.

Cartmel Priory C of E School welcomed back former student and now high profile games developer, Daniel Purcell, as a guest speaker at the school’s 61st prize giving evening ceremony.

Current pupil’s received awards for their attainments and their progress within each subject as well as prizes for those with 100 per cent attendance.

A number of students achieved special awards for their achievements, some of whom include former Year 11 student Thomas Culling, who received the Canon Thompson Cup for being the scholar with the most outstanding achievement in academic work after achieving eight level 9’s and two level 8’s in his GCSE’s.

Thomas also picked up the Soroptomist International Award for outstanding all-rounder.

Outgoing head girl and boy, Mari Rawcliffe and Corey Bacon, were jointly awarded the Head Teacher’s Prize in recognition of their senior student duties.

Mr Bacon also received the Community Services Award for his support to youth services in Cartmel.

Sam McSherry won The William Wilson Memorial Student Prize, he was voted for by his peers for being the pupil that has shown friendliness, humour and created a sense of happiness amongst the year group.

Mrs Beestone, the newly appointed Head Teacher offered her congratulations to all of her pupils.