Pupil in line for best GCSE student award
A ST ALBANS School pupil is in line for the title of GCSE student of the year. David Hugh Philips, aged 16, got nine A* s and one A in his GCSE exams this summer and exam board AQA are celebrating the achievement. David and seven other high-achievers fro
A ST ALBANS School pupil is in line for the title of GCSE student of the year.
David Hugh Philips, aged 16, got nine A*'s and one A in his GCSE exams this summer and exam board AQA are celebrating the achievement.
David and seven other high-achievers from across the country will be presented with silver medals and a diploma at an awards ceremony in London on Monday.
A trophy and a cheque for £250 will also be awarded to the pupil who achieved the best GCSE performance and the winner's name will be announced during the ceremony.
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David, who lives in Kensington Close, St Albans, said he was looking forward to the event which is being held in Westminster.
He added: "My ambition is to study maths or physics at university. I also enjoy playing chess and hockey, and I joint-run the St Albans Junior Chess Club.
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