Sie sind auf Seite 1von 2

Source: Oxford Mail {Main}

Edition:
Country: UK
Date: Saturday 15, January 2011
Page: 8
Area: 459 sq. cm
Circulation: ABC 20593 Daily
BRAD info: page rate £2,478.60, scc rate £8.10
Phone: 01865 425 262
Keyword: Diana Award

g p y

Caring pupils win


inspirational prize
AWARDS: Young volunteers help the elderly
 Rhianne Pope erly. involved in community
Miss Nigriello said: “It work.”
TWO teenagers have sounds weird, but volunteer- rpope@oxfordmail.co.uk
been honoured with an ing does make you feel that
award in memory of you’ve made a positive contri-
Princess Diana for their bution to your community.
volunteering work. “In the home, many of the
Oxford High School pupils people often won’t remember
Miriam Zegeye, 17, and Rachel you when you visit again,
Nigriello, 18 have both won which is hard at first.
the Diana Award. “But then you realise how
The award is for young peo- even if they don’t remember
ple who demonstrate “com- you, you have made them hap-
passion and selfless contribu- pier in that one instance.”
tions” to their community. They found out about the
Miss Zegeye, from Jericho, award when it was announced
Oxford, volunteers in the geri- at a school assembly on the
atric ward at the city’s John last day of the Christmas
Radcliffe Hospital and has term. They have now both
helped out at the Order of St received a signed certificate
John home on Cowley Road. from the Prime Minister.
The A-Level pupil, who also Miss Nigriello said: “I was so
represents the school in the surprised. I’d really obsessed
Oxfordshire Youth Parlia- about it, looking the awards
ment, said: “It is really enjoy- up on the Internet, and I was
able. convinced I hadn’t won.”
“Working with old people The Diana Princess of Wales
can be so much fun, most of Memorial Award for Inspira-
them have lived through the tional Young People was
Second World War and they established in 1999 to act as a
have lots of stories to tell. lasting memorial to Princess
“I was honoured to have won Diana.
the award. It’s funny to be sin- The girls are now studying
gled out like that, but I could- for their A-Levels and are
n’t have been happier.” both applying to university to
Miss Nigriello, from Cum- study medicine.
nor, currently volunteers and Headteacher Judith Carlisle
plays piano at the Isis Care said: “We are all extremely
Home, Cornwallis Road, proud of Miriam and Rachel.
Oxford, and at the Oxford “They are both truly inspira-
Otters Club, a swimming tional role models and I am
group for the disabled and eld- sure that this award will also
encourage others to become

Reproduced by Durrants under licence from the NLA (newspapers), CLA (magazines), FT (Financial Times/ft.com) or other copyright owner. No further
printing of digital cuttings), digital reproduction/forwarding of the cutting is permitted except under licence from the copyright owner.
owner. All FT content is copyright The Financial Times Ltd.
Article Page 1 of 2
170850726 - MIKSOT - D16003-1 - 43549278
Source: Oxford Mail {Main}
Edition:
Country: UK
Date: Saturday 15, January 2011
Page: 8
Area: 459 sq. cm
Circulation: ABC 20593 Daily
BRAD info: page rate £2,478.60, scc rate £8.10
Phone: 01865 425 262
Keyword: Diana Award

Buy this
picture
oxfordmail.co.uk/
photosales

ROLE MODELS: Miriam Zegeye, left, and Rachel Nigriello


Picture: Antony Moore

Reproduced by Durrants under licence from the NLA (newspapers), CLA (magazines), FT (Financial Times/ft.com) or other copyright owner. No further
printing of digital cuttings), digital reproduction/forwarding of the cutting is permitted except under licence from the copyright owner.
owner. All FT content is copyright The Financial Times Ltd.
Article Page 2 of 2
170850726 - MIKSOT - D16003-1 - 43549278