Ella Receives the Jimmy Mizen Award for Peace and Solidarity

 

Year 9 pupil Ella recently visited London to receive the Jimmy Mizen Award for her work on Peace and Solidarity. Ella was honoured for her work as a Young Peace Journalist by raising awareness of the plight of refugees and her work for Peace with Pax Christi, campaigning as a Young Leader for CAFOD, ACTION: YCW IMPACT and also as a RESPECT Ambassador. The awards ceremony was held in the Prince Charles Cinema in London’s Leicester Square and was hosted by national youth charity, Million Minutes in partnership with St Mary’s University, Twickenham. “I was completely thrilled to be nominated, not only did I know what an opportunity had come my way, but I knew I could continue to promote awareness of the refugee crisis and make their voices louder.,” said Ella. 
Congratulation go to Ella on her award.