A large number of Upper Sixth Form pupils were recognised for their outstanding level of commitment with special awards.
The Year 13 A-level group won numerous prizes at Rydal Penrhos’ annual Speech Day event, which was held on Saturday, May 26.
One of the big winners on the day was Mili Jayadeep, who took home the Dr Margaret Sutton Prize for Biology, the Nicholls Prize for French and a Business Studies award for her exceptional contribution throughout the academic year.
The Battersby Prize for History went to Elinor Davies, while the enormously talented Elysia Gilman was a deserved recipient of the Edwards Prize for Art.
Outgoing Deputy Head Boy Matthew Trumper scooped the Osborn Prize for Mathematics, the Britton Prize for Physics and an Economics accolade to round off an impressive final year at Rydal Penrhos, with Sara Owen rewarded with the Warrington York Prize for Chemistry.
The Bradley Prize for Design and Technology was presented to Henry Maitland-Davies, and Carmia Kendall’s efforts were acknowledged with the Margaret Holden Prize for English Literature.
Chinese boarding pupil Eric Zhao was given the English as a Foreign Language award, with Sam Randall and Emily Cashell sharing the Richards Prize for Geography and Jenny Johnson winning the Kerfoot Prize for Chemistry.
Deputy Head Girl Olivia Rogerson won the English Language prize, Cricket captain Llewelyn Cowell triumphed in the Sports National category, and Beccy Lawton rounded off the success with the Religious Studies Award.
Head of Sixth Form Peter Lavery, said: “Each winner of a Speech Day award contributed heavily to the overall achievements throughout all areas of Rydal Penrhos life during their final year at the school, and they can all be thoroughly satisfied with their efforts and the legacy they are leaving behind.”