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Selfless Grantham College student Matthew has received a Diana Courageous Award




Matthew Annan with his Diana Courageous Award.
Matthew Annan with his Diana Courageous Award.

“The icing on the cake” is how a Grantham College student describes being awarded a Diana Courageous Citizen Award.

Matthew Annan, a carpentry and joinery student, picked up his award at a ceremony in London, given for his outstanding contribution to the development of the Paralympic target ball sport boccia within his community.

Matthew, who suffers with cerebral palsy, is also an official for Boccia England, undertakes voluntary work and helps other students with learning and physical disabilities, making him a worthy award recipient.

He said: “I’m really honoured to have been nominated and selected for such a prestigious award and I’m looking forward to becoming a mentor for the Diana Awards.”

Matthew has been playing Boccia for four years. Over the years, he has attended officiating development courses, organised by Boccia England, and officiated at numerous regional tournaments.

He now intends now to become a mentor within the region and offer support to other young people in their quest to make a difference within the local community and schools.



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