News release: Summer School's Young Achievers VIP visit to PNE

Media and Promotion Office (2001) News release: Summer School's Young Achievers VIP visit to PNE. Other. University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston.

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Winners of the University of Central Lancashire's Summer School Young Achievers' Award will be the VIP guests of Preston North End Football Club on Monday 22nct October. The eleven winners and their guests will meet for lunch, before being chauffeured to the ground by stretch limousine, where they will be taken on a tour of the club and given the opportunity to meet some of the players.

The Awards were run as part of the Summer School with pupils being nominated by their peers for their achievements in the face of adversity. Rock FM's Sally Stone and singer/songwriter Stephen Bayliss presented the winners with their awards on the final day of the Summer School.

The U-Can@UCLan Summer School is just one of the projects developed under the University's widening participation strategy. It aims to encourage pupil from non-traditional backgrounds to attend university.
1. The winners will arrive at the football ground between 1.30pm and 2pm. The visit officially begins at 2pm.

2. For more information contact Claire Edmonds in Advancement Services on 01772 892383

3. The winners are from the following schools:
Preston - Christ the King School, Tulketh High and Ribbleton Hall High
Blackburn - Witton Park School and Pleckgate High
Millom - Millom School
Barrow- Alfred Barrow School
Burnley - Barden High

18th August 2001

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