Leeds West Academy


2020 Rotary Award Winners

Three Leeds West Academy students have been awarded the prestigious Leeds Rotary Citizenship Award.

Alfie, Jessica and Abigail were commended for being outstanding individuals in a ceremony held in the Banqueting Suite of Leeds Civic Hall, in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Leeds. 

Alfie was nominated for his charitable work for the Wills Way Charity. He regularly gives up his own time to help out and set up on fundraising days. He often works long hours and is a fantastic representative of the school and the charity. 

Abigail was nominated for her dedication and commitment to Rugby. She is a fantastic example to her peers.

Jessica was nominated for her fantastic charity work. Jessica often spends her spare time singing at charity events and supporting charity events. 

The Lord Mayor, who presented the awards, commented that the students were not only a credit to Leeds West Academy but to the Leeds community.

The annual Young Citizen Award Ceremony is organised by the Rotary Club of Leeds. More details about Rotary International can be found at their website http://www.rotary-ribi.org.