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Letters to a President Competition 2021 - The Winners

We are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Letters to a President competition. Huge congratulations to all students! 

By the deadline, our competition had inspired hundreds from across the UK to write letters to President Biden and Vice President Harris, and the quality of many entries made the act of judging a pleasingly challenging one.   

Year 13 Category

Year 12 Category

Year 11 Category 

  • Winner: Eve Beckford, Withington Girls' School Eve's letter
  • Runner-up: Ben M, Bury Church of England High School Ben's letter
  • Special Commendation: Owen Knott, Bury Church of England High School Owen's letter
  • Special Commendation: Maryam Jawad, Withington Girls' School Maryam's letter

Year 10 Category

  • Winner: Maddie Stoll, St Paul's Girls' School Maddie's letter
  • Runner-up: Thomas Gibbs, St Damian's RC Science College Thomas's letter
  • Special Commendation: Emmanuel Egbuziem, St Damian's RC Science College Emmanuel's letter
  • Special Commendation: Naomi Park, St Damian's RC Science College Naomi's letter
  • Special Commendation: Jamie Raeburn, Werneth High School Jamie's letter

Year 9 Category

  • Winner: Haleema Ashraf, Withington Girls' School Haleema's letter
  • Joint Runner-Up: Lily Brown, St Damian's RC Science College Lily's letter
  • Joint Runner-Up: Eloise May, St Damian's RC Science College Eloise's letter
  • Joint Runner-Up: Hanae Bakali Merchani, Whalley Range 11-18 High School Hanae's letter
  • Special Commendation: Dalola Kajopaye, Withington Girls' School Dalola's letter
  • Special Commendation: Saint Adams, Bury Church of England High School Saint's letter
  • Special Commendation: Nadia Atlasbaf, Manchester High School for Girls Nadia's letter
  • Special Commendation: Year 9 student, St Damian's RC Science College