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Head Boy Nominated For Award

posted 30 Jul 2013, 02:16 by Google Google   [ updated 30 Jul 2013, 02:17 ]
We posted a story recently about Matt Alexander and his quest to raise funds to enable him to go to Borneo to work as a volunteer. Since then Matt has been nominated for a Heart of Gloucestershire Award in the category of Volunteer Hero (Under 18). The award, sponsored by GE Aviation, honours young people who give up their time for others. Matt said: “I have got a job at the community centre in Abbeydale and I work on the Astroturf and help coach and generally watch over some of the training. All my money goes into paying for my volunteering trips. It is a privilege to be nominated. I have heard about the awards but I never really thought I would be considered. When Mr Langworthy told me he had nominated me, I felt really honoured.”