Year 12 Student is Awarded a Diana Award
On Friday 1st July Jacob R (Year 13) received a Diana Award for his work with Bite Back 2030. The Diana Award was founded on Diana, Princess of Wales’ belief that young people have the power to change the world for the better.
Jacob’s inclusion on the 2022 Diana Award roll of honour is:
Jacob is passionate about creating a food system that makes it easy for all children and young people to be healthy, no matter who they are or where they live. Currently Vice-Chair of ‘Bite Back 2030’s National Youth Board’, he has played a central role in developing engaging campaigns, working to ensure the voices of other young people are heard by decision-makers, businesses, and the general public. Jacob’s advocacy work has been wide-ranging, from advising a BBC documentary team to giving evidence to government ministers. Whether he’s improving school food or making sports environments healthier, Jacob is changing the way we eat for the better.
What a fantastic achievement. Jacob’s family and the school are extremely proud of him for all his incredible work.