The Open Episcopal Church


A member of the International Council of Community Churches & the World Council of Churches

KITE AWARDS 2012

The Open Episcopal Church is delighted to announce the presentation of the 2012 KITE Awards to the following:

Rhanna Crawford, from Graeme High School, Falkirk, Scotland, £100 for her exceptional work in the community, working to raise awareness and take action for human rights, women’s rights, prisoner’s rights and the need to limit the arms trade.

Aaron Kelly, from Graeme High School, Falkirk, Scotland, £100 for his exceptional work in the community, working to raise awareness and take action for human rights, women’s rights, prisoner’s rights and the need to limit the arms trade.

Hannah Limonci, from Graeme High School, Falkirk, Scotland, £100 for her exceptional work in the community to raise awareness of the holocaust and maternal health in Africa.

Lewis Lauder, from Graeme High School, Falkirk, Scotland, £100 for his exceptional work in the community to raise awareness of the holocaust and maternal health in Africa.

Ben Jones, from Pen y Dre High School, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, £100 for his exceptional work in the community working with the charity ‘Linking Hands Across The World’ especially for his work with Equinisweni school, and the  Tumelo home in South Africa.

Michael Evans, from St Aldhelms Academy, Bournemouth, England, £240 for his strength of character in overcoming considerable challenges to become a positive role model among his peers and to make an outstanding contribution to his community.

Thanks to Ms Sharine Williams of Sharine’s Flower Design Parkstone, Poole, Ms Denise Gravestock of the Coffee House,  Pokesdown,  Boscombe, Ms J Wilson of Sassy Brides,, Parkstone, Mrs Ann Rey a Bournemouth Councillor, Mrs Clare Tisley of Tom, Dick and Harry's Barbers, Parkstone, Poole, Revd Kersten Lawrence, Mrs Nina Lawrence, Mr Ryan Cleminson of Cleminson PR and Marketing, Bournemouth and Mrs Jeanette Walsh for contributing also to this award.

Jake Perkin, from Fernheath, Bournemouth, England, £240 for his strength of character in overcoming considerable challenges, for his voluntary work at Fernheath and for his commitment to do his best and benefit his community.

Thanks to Ms Sharine Williams of Sharine’s Flower Design Parkstone, Poole, Ms Denise Gravestock of the Coffee House,  Pokesdown,  Boscombe, Ms J Wilson of Sassy Brides,, Parkstone, Mrs Ann Rey a Bournemouth Councillor, Mrs Clare Tisley of Tom, Dick and Harry's Barbers, Parkstone, Poole, Revd Kersten Lawrence, Mrs Nina Lawrence, Mr Ryan Cleminson of Cleminson PR and Marketing, Bournemouth and Mrs Jeanette Walsh for contributing also to this award.

Sam Girdler, Holcombe Rogus, Taunton, £100 for his work raising funds for Red Nose Day, Children In Need and Hospice Care, for visiting the elderly in nursing home and working to benefit his community.

The Real Women Role Model Project, Billericay School, Billericay, £100 for the best initiative to empower young women.

St Peter’s School Choir, St Peter- in-Thanet C.E Junior School, Broadstairs, England, £100 for their excellent work in performing the Olympic song ‘We’re Together Now’ to over 5000 people.