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Tottenham Hotspur player Zeki Fryers honours Haringey’s high achieving children
Spurs player Zeki Fryers honoured Haringey’s high achieving children at a special awards ceremony.
Teenagers who are in care were celebrated at the 10th Educational Achievement Awards.
More than 100 nominations were made by Haringey’s designated teachers for children in care, foster carers and social workers, and all nominees were presented with a certificate by Spurs footballer Zeki Fryers.
The awards recognised children and young people’s academic achievement and engagement and success in culture and leisure activities.
They were also honoured for being asset to their schools or wider community and for their GCSE attainment.
The annual event at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, was organised by Haringey Borough Councill Virtual School of Children in Care and the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.
One of the award-winners, who did not want to be named, said: "I’ve worked hard to achieve where I am today, but I don’t forget to have fun too.
“I think if you have education you can do so many things that can lead to bigger things. No one can take that away from you."
One of Haringey’s foster carers added: "The awards are a great way to make the kids feel proud about what they’ve done and makes sure their hard work is recognised."
He said: "It was a pleasure to attend this year's awards and hear about the great achievements that the young people have made.
“Those who told their stories on the night are a true inspiration and goes to show what can be achieved with hard work and dedication."
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