Year 11 student receives Coldstream Guard Award
Eight talented and dedicated young people from Hammersmith & Fulham have been honoured with Coldstream Guard Awards for their exceptional contributions to their schools and communities. These awards, which are only given out in Hammersmith & Fulham due to the borough’s strong partnership with 17 Company, The Coldstream Guards, aim to recognize and celebrate the remarkable achievements of young people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
Hammersmith Academy, for the third year running, saw one of their students presented with an award. Tegan in Year 11, was recognised for her exceptional involvement in school productions and her overall commitment to making the most of every opportunity. “It’s a great feeling to be recognized for my achievements, and I’m incredibly grateful to my school and family for their support,” she expressed.
The award ceremony, held at the 17 Company Army Reserve Centre in Hammersmith Road, was attended by Cllr Bora Kwon, H&F Cabinet Member for Civic Renewal, as well as Major Rudy Vandaele-Kennedy from 17 Company, The Coldstream Guards. The judges, who were tasked with selecting the winners from a pool of 26 nominees, praised the exceptional qualities of each candidate.
“It’s inspiring to see the dedication and commitment that these young people have shown in their studies, extracurricular activities, and contributions to their communities,” remarked Cllr Kwon. “Their achievements are truly remarkable, and they serve as an inspiration to their peers and the wider community.”
These Coldstream Guard Awards serve as a testament to the remarkable young people who are shaping the future of Hammersmith & Fulham. Their dedication, perseverance, and passion for making a positive impact serve as an inspiration to others, demonstrating the incredible potential that resides within our community’s youth.