Manchester City Reward Outstanding Student
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24th September 2018

Sixth Form student Shakira was invited to Sport City to receive a very special award for ‘going above and beyond in all areas. Shakira has made rapid progress at Melland High School in the last 5 years and has transformed into a confident young woman inspiring those around her. She has particularly excelled in the arts and in sports; becoming a regular at Manchester City girls.

As part of the celebration of Shakira’s achievements she was invited, along with her father and Mrs Harrison to a meet and greet with the Manchester City men’s first team squad. She met up with the likes of Aguero, Sane and the manager Pep Guardiola and had photo opportunities with the Premier League trophy. Shakira was given a full kit and invited to sit in on the squad photo taking a front seat alongside the English champions.

As you can imagine it was a thrilling evening for Shakira and fully deserved after all her hard work and determination to do well the key attributes of a champion. Everyone is very proud of Shakira and look forward to her continue her progress in sixth form at Melland. A huge thank you must go to Paul Kelly from City in the Community and Mrs Harrison for nominating Shakira for this award and making this once in a life time opportunity possible.