Olympic hopeful, Junior British Record Holder, Commonwealth Silver Medalist in the triple jump, Laura Samuel visited HDHS. She can ‘hop skip and jump’ over 14m.
Laura visited the school as part of a ‘Sports for Champions’ initiative. Over 300 pupils took part in a sponsored circuit in the sports hall. All students took part in the circuit with enthusiasm and hard work. Monies raised will go towards improving the school PE facilities and helping future athletes like Laura with training, equipment, travel etc
The PE department would like to say a huge thank you to all who took part, you were a credit to the school. A further thank you for raising over £900.
Laura was amongst the students hoping to inspire, motivate and unleash a new champion of the future. After the circuit, students were able to ask Laura about her training schedule, her diet, her future aspirations and even if she had met Usain Bolt. The students enjoyed the opportunity to hold a real Silver Commonwealth Medal.