QE Student Recognised in Devon Community Honours 2018
Millie Twig a Young Hero for her Fundraising Efforts
QE Year 9 Student Millie Twigg is being recognised as a Young Hero at the forthcoming Devon Community Honours 2018. Earlier this year Millie shaved her hair off to raise awareness and funds for alopecia. Millie’s brother suffers from the condition and was the motivation behind her fundraising efforts.
Millie said; “I am very excited to have been chosen as a Young Hero but the real hero is my brother who suffers from alopecia and was the inspiration behind my fundraising efforts. So I would like to dedicate this honour to him.”
The Devon Community Honours are sponsored by Devon County Council and are designed to recognise and thank the people of Devon who devote so much of their time and effort in making our county such a wonderful place to live.
Nominations where gathered following coverage in Devon newspapers including The Express & Echo, Herald Express, Mid Devon Gazette and the North Devon Journal and also online at DevonLive.com
Principal of QE Rupert Poole commented; “We are all very proud of Millie’s fundraising efforts for Alopecia UK and this subsequent county recognition of her achievements. She is a fantastic role model for her peers.”
Millie and others honoured, have been invited to an afternoon tea, hosted by TV personality Judi Spiers, at the RHS Gardens Rosemoor in Torrington on December 6th.