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Pupils Shortlisted in Prestigious Essay Competition

Posted: 27th February 2024

In an impressive feat, Lower Sixth Form students at St Lawrence College have achieved an outstanding 80% shortlisting in the Northeastern University economics essay competition, the subject of which was ‘Does the expanding gig economy contribute positively to sustainable economic growth?’

Today, Head of Economics and Business, Craig Brown, shared the exciting news, expressing pride in the students’ achievements. Known for its stringent standards, the Northeastern University competition shortlisted only 12% of overall entrants. Remarkably, the College surpassed expectations, with the majority of participating students earning coveted spots on the shortlist.

“This is a remarkable achievement for our Lower Sixth Form economists,” commented Craig Brown. “The 80% shortlisting speaks volumes about the dedication and intellectual acumen of our students and the quality of education they receive here at St Lawrence.”

The list of the College’s shining stars who secured a place on the shortlist includes:

Jack
Tobi
Cameron
Kunmi
Nana
Tara
Oliver
Prince
Prajwal
Dara
Felix
Phoebe
Allwin
Yusrah

The shortlisted students have been invited to an awards ceremony in London during the upcoming Easter holidays. We look forward to cheering on our talented students in London!

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