Sixth formers win achievement award for art

1 April 2011
Students from the Sixth Form Art Hospice Group have picked up a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement award for their work with Dying Matters.

Students at the Jack Petchy awardsThe young artists received the winner’s award for their portraits of hospice patients.

They were presented with their award at a ceremony in London on 12 March. The young artists’ paintings have been on view at the Houses of Parliament and now reside at Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice.

The award winners are Jack Boutwood (pictured top middle) Hannah Heaf (top right) and Martha Caidan (bottom right).

The Jack Petchey Foundation was established in 1999. The Foundation focuses on London and Essex and gives grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged 11-25. Since it was established the Foundation has awarded grants totalling more than £65million.

For more information about the Jack Petchey Foundation, please visit their website: www.jackpetcheyfoundation.org.uk/

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