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KCC award for Golden Girl Lizzy

Discussion in 'West Kingsdown' started by Kent County Council, May 16, 2014. Replies: 0 | Views: 1341

  1. Olympic gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold has been presented with a very special award by the chairman of Kent County Council.

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    The Kent Invicta Award recognises residents of Kent who have achieved excellence in their chosen field or who have provided an exceptional service to the county.

    As part of the award Lizzy was also presented with a cheque for £5,000 which she can give to a charity of her choice. She has decided to share the money between the mental health charity Mind, and Slideaway, a bereavement support service based in Kent.
    Lizzy is a Kent girl who went to primary school in Otford before moving on to Maidstone Grammar School for Girls where she became Head Girl. She won the 2013-14 Skeleton World Cup before going on to take the gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

    She received the Invicta Award from outgoing KCC Chairman Eric Hotson who said
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