Blanshard rows to gold in national championships

April 7, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

Bunty Blanshard, a year 9 student at King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby, has won gold at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships. Competing against 271 students from schools and rowing clubs from across the country, Bunty won the year 9 Girls category with a distance of 1,096 metres in four minutes; 10 metres ahead of second place. Bunty was part of the All Stars team, made up of the most talented rowers from across […]

Local Rower Benefits From Trust Scholarship

December 17, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

A Year 9 student from King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby has been awarded a scholarship from the David Ross Education Trust (DRET). Ten students were given an Odey scholarship, a scheme set up by supporters of the trust and millionaire, Crispin Odey, to help pupils to nurture their skills, talents and ambitions. Pupils receive up to £1,000 for equipment and travel expenses. One of the recipients, Bunty Blanshard, a Year 9 student from King […]