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Academy disco raises for teen cancer charity

Skegness Academy students and staff raised �372 for Brad's Cancer Foundation.

Skegness Academy students and staff raised �372 for Brad's Cancer Foundation.

A fundraising disco organised by Skegness Academy students has raised £372 to help teenage cancer sufferers.

The proceeds from the Christmas disco, which was organised entirely by sixth form students and voluntary members of staff was recently presented to a representative from Brad’s Cancer Foundation.

Acting principal Ian Corns said: “When the sixth form students approached me to ask if they could organise a disco to raise money for such a worthwhile cause, I fully supported the idea.

“The success of the event has created the basis for our academy to support other local charities in the future.”

Brad’s Cancer Foundation provides equipment for teenagers with cancer in the East Midlands awhile helping hem and their families .

Sixth form student Kenzie Gray said: “This is what our academy is all about, reaching out and helping good causes within the community.”

 

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