Test winner is £100 richer

Competition winner Anna Wood of Bridgewater School with Rotarian Quentin Hartley and the school's head of English Hanneke Boemer.
Competition winner Anna Wood of Bridgewater School with Rotarian Quentin Hartley and the school's head of English Hanneke Boemer.

PRIZES have been given to winners of the Rotary Essay Compeition.

The test for Berkhamsted pupils in Years 5 to 9 was entered by Berkhamsted School, Bridgewater School, the Thomas Coram Middle School and Haresfoot School.

There were 114 entries in the coursework challenge, and prizes were given out on Friday.

Anna Wood of Bridgewater School was the winner, and was given £100 by competition organisers the Rotary Club of Berkhamsted Bulbourne.

Chairman of the judges Fred King said: “Many entrants displayed exceptional talent and it was difficult to believe we were reviewing the work of such young people.

“They are a great credit to themselves, their teachers and schools.”