Kenton school wins prestigious science skills award

JFS scoops prize in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Bill Bryson Prize 2012

Talented pupils from a Kenton secondary school have scooped a prestigious award for their science skills.

Gil Reich, Yuval Cohen and Joe Middleburgh from JFS in The Mall, won the secondary schools category in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Bill Bryson Prize 2012 competition.

The talented trio attended a prize ceremony at the House of Commons where they were presented with their awards by author Bill Bryson.

The RSC award recognises clear science communication in schools and colleges.

The winning entry from JFS was a short film on how food generates energy in the body and the role of proteins in muscle growth and repair.

The winners were each presented with a certificate and �50 plus their school was given �500.